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Ease Congestion – Ban Elderly Motorists, Says Poll

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Congestion on Britain’s streets is getting worse, but drivers polled by online insurance broker www.motorinsurance.co.uk have a novel solution: ban elderly drivers from the roads.

Government figures suggest that almost nine in 10 respondents felt that road congestion was a serious problem in the country. The solution, according to nearly half the drivers (49%) polled, is a total ban on elderly drivers during peak periods.

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