Estonia seeking to allow suspension of license of drivers with health problems

  • 2020-07-30
  • BNS/TBT staff
Estonia hopes to resolve within next year the situation where medical professionals are not allowed to prematurely terminate the health certificate of an elderly person despite drivers with critical health conditions potentially constituting a severe threat in traffic to themselves and others alike, public broadcaster ERR reported. Over the past five years, the number of traffic accidents caused by people of retirement age has grown close to 10 percent per year. The number of people aged 65 and over who caused an accident totaled 2,505 in 2016, whereas the corresponding f...
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