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03/12/2012

Jon Cuthill meets the mother whose son was killed in a road accident involving an elderly driver and asks as we get older, should more be done to test our skills?

29 minutes

Last on

Mon 3 Dec 2012 19:30
BBC One Oxfordshire only

Which way forward for Britain's car and rail travel?

Which way forward for Britain's car and rail travel?

BBC Inside Out has been given the first look at research into something surprising that has been happening on Britain's roads over the past decade or more.

 

The figures suggest that we might just be falling out of love with the motor car - that the car might have "peaked", because the average number of miles we all drive has been virtually the same since about 2002.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website from BBC Transport Correspondent, Richard Westcott.

Has Britain fallen out of love with the car?

Has Britain fallen out of love with the car?

Is Britain's love affair with the car in decline and is transport policy on the right track?

 

Richard Westcott talks to 19-year-old Lee Vernon from Mansfield who explains why he thinks young men are driving fewer miles than in the mid-1990s.

 

Watch a video feature on the BBC News website.

On the Move

On the Move

A new RAC Foundation report looks into the theory that our average mileage might have peaked because the average number of miles we drive has been virtually the same since about 2002.

 

Read the full report and look at how travel patterns have been changing in your region.

Mother wants tests for elderly drivers

Mother wants tests for elderly drivers

The mother of a Hampshire man, killed when a 90-year-old driver who "could hardly see" crashed into her son's car, wants the way elderly drivers are assessed to be changed.

 

Read the full story on the BBC News website. 

Older drivers

Older drivers

Are older drivers a liability on the roads and should more be done to test their driving skills?

 

Jon Cuthill meets Julia Langdon whose elderly father from Hampshire was allowed to continue driving despite his failing eyesight and previous accidents.

 

Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

Credits

Role Contributor
DirectorJane Goddard
Series ProducerJane French

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