Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Forget "The Fast And The Furious..."

...if you drive in Massachusetts, you should worry about the Old And The Incontinent.

Massachusetts is one of just three states that does not place any restrictions on elderly drivers. The results are stories like
this, and this.

Unfortunately, Massachusetts lawmakers are
still shooting down efforts to place even the mildest of additional requirements on gas-hoggin' geezers. Why?

Because old people vote. They may run you down on the way to the polling place, but they vote. And our fearless leaders on Beacon Hill are too terrified of them to do the right thing.

For an overview of how the states handle old drivers, click