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Older Drivers

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On Wednesday, 86-year-old Russell Weller drove his car into a crowded farmer's market in Santa Monica, Calif., killing nine people and wounding 40, bringing the issue of older drivers to the forefront. Join Lynn Neary for a discussion about the factors that may impair older drivers behind the wheel.

Guest:

Joe Shapiro
*NPR Science Correspondent

Kathy Freund
*President and executive director, Independent Transportation Network

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