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MPs look at how to make older drivers remain safe

12 March 2012 Last updated at 19:01 GMT

There are nearly four million people aged 70 and over driving on our roads compared with less than a million in 1975.

A group of MPs has been looking at how to make sure the older generation is able to keep the independence that a car gives them and yet remain safe behind the wheel.

Richard Westcott reports.