Think Things Are Bad Now?

Just wait a few years. It's gonna get a lot worse!

Is a safety crisis looming?

In 2003, 10 people died and dozens more were injured after 86-year-old George Russell Weller lost control of his car and plowed through the Santa Monica Farmers Market in California. He told investigators he may have stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake.

In April 2005, a 99-year-old woman drove the wrong way on a Wisconsin interstate at night and collided head-on with a pickup. She was killed, and the 40-year-old truck driver was injured. She would have tuned 100 in September. Her license wasn‘t up for renewal until 2006.

In Florida, six people were injured in 2003 when a man in his early 70s drove into booths at a farmers market in Flagler Beach.

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