100,000 Elderly Drivers Return Licenses in January–May (News)

Tokyo, July 4 (Jiji Press)—About 106,000 people aged 75 or older voluntarily returned their driver’s licenses in Japan in the first five months of 2017, a much faster pace than a year earlier.
In March, the revised Road Traffic Act came into force, introducing tougher tests to detect signs of dementia among elderly drivers renewing their licenses. During all of 2016, a total of some 162,0…