In addition to the aging process itself, many older motorists face driving impairment challenges caused by certain medications. Before asking your parent to turn over the car keys for good, see if one of their medications could be affecting them.
Your elderly mother lives alone and still has a driver’s license. But the last few times you’ve ridden with her have certainly been “hair-raising” experiences. Mom almost hit a pedestrian one day, and on another occasion ran a stop light and then applied the gas pedal instead of the brake. You’ve also noticed several fresh dents and dings on her car, leading you to believe that it might be best if mom would simply stop driving.