Joshes Law, we would like to see GP Consent On elderly drivers D46P form

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Peter Evans
2 weeks ago
I nearly got run over by an elderly driver at a zebra crossing so all for GP consent for elderly drivers as long as there is no comeback on the GP if they approve an elderly driver who goes on to hurt someone whilst driving.

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Neill Farkhondeh
2 weeks ago
I can't understand why this doesn't have more signatures. I would have signed it earlier if I'd seen it.
This is tragic. Should not have happened and should not happen ever again.

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Hannah Bilton
2 weeks ago
We need to do all we can to ensure everyone using our roads either 4as a pedestrian or a driver are safe!

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Jonathan Watts
Dec 1, 2020
I was a driving instructor for 15 years and was involved in carrying out assessments on elderly drivers. These assessments currently only come about when concerned relatives contact assessment centres with worries over their relatives driving. I have long thought it ridiculous that the over 70s can just simply sign a form.

My father voluntarily gave up his licence after a major heart attack, which I was really proud of him for as he didn’t want to inadvertently cause a fatality. Unfortunately as dementia set in he started talking about getting his licence again. We told him the doctors had disallowed him to have his licence, but in reality he could have reapplied for it without any problems.

This most certainly is an outdated law and should definitely be reviewed.

It is only good fortune that more people have not met the same fate as poor Josh. Let’s hope that the law is changed in his honour.

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Gwendoline Smith
Nov 30, 2020
I am 83 years old and take my driving seriously. Elderly drivers should be tested regularly.

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Tim Sowter
Nov 29, 2020
It is not right that children should be exposed to risk from dangerous drivers. My heart goes out to this family

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Hannah Morton
Nov 28, 2020
Absolutely appalling that this has to be highlighted by a bereaved family. It should be law already. Well done for being strong and hopefully saving more live sin the future. You are inspirational.

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Julie Oates
Nov 28, 2020
I'm signing this as it's so heartbreaking to read what families have to go through but yet the elderly just sign to say they're still competent drivers. It shouldn't be the case that someone is issued a driving licence then its assumed they're okay to drive 50 years later

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denise rice
Nov 28, 2020
If people aren't capable, then they shouldn't be driving.

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Lisa Hills
Nov 28, 2020
I was engaged to Josh’s uncle and went through this wirh the family which is the worst time of my life ever seeing how this ripped a families heart out .

This man had no remorse and at the end of the day his carelessness killed an 11 year okd child who had all his life ahead of him.

This man should have his life finished as well and be behind bars until the day he dies. If hanging was about I would say he should be hung.

This man drove away as well knowing what he’d done.
People pull over for animals they hit yet this man knew he’d hit Josh and still tried to get away.
Marge family deserve justice. They will never be the same and nothing will ever bring Josh back but let them at least have justice and sentence this scumbag to life in prison Cos he killed Josh for just being careless and he didn’t even have a license and owning an MOT garage he knows better then that which shows he does care at all about anyone or anything.

He even said in the courts before gojng to the hearing while waiting to be called in that it’s nothing to do wirh him
How can it be nothing to do with him when he was driving the car didn’t break and tried to drive off and get away with it
Throw the book at him pla he deserves to rot in hell