Oh no they didn't! EEK!!!

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by gritsar, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    My dad just turned 89 years old, last month. He went down to get his driver's license renewed then, but had taken the wrong paperwork with him, so they gave him a temporary license while he gathered the correct paperwork.

    He went back to the DMV today. They renewed his license. The new one is good until he's 95 years old!!!!! [​IMG]

    Fair warning to all of you that live in central Florida. My dad is on the road. [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    One of the things I am grateful for is that my 90 year old father in law injured his leg and can no longer drive. Very grateful for that injury.
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG] It is really hard for them to give up their independence. We were lucky my Grandfather decided oon his own when he should no longer drive. He was well into his 80s.


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  4. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Yikes. I am among those who think that once you hit a certain age, you should be required to renew your license ANUALLY!!!
     
  5. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my great aunt is 95 and is still driving!!!!
    shes doing GREAT!!!!!!!!
     
  6. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    awe. good for your dad!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    He doesn't drive at night anymore, which is good. He also promised me no more trips to a town 50 miles away just because there's a restaurant there that has a buffet he likes.
     
  8. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I think everyone should have to retake the driver's test every 10 years...it would keep so many idiots off the road. I'm not worried about the old people, I'm worried about the people who can't live without their phones for 10 minutes.
     
  9. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Teenage drivers worry me a lot more than 95-year old drivers.
     
  10. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Grit we are used to it here in FLA!!! sooo many of them on the road!!! lol
     

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