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New service takes the wheel for seniors

August 16, 2009

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

Without other options, older drivers tend to keep driving longer than is safe.

By contrast, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found, people who have choices might reduce their driving or stop driving at an earlier age.

Enter Sherry Hartz and ITNStCharles, a service that will provide safe transportation to seniors and visually impaired St. Charles County residents starting this fall.

During a recent visit to the St. Charles Senior Center, an elderly woman took Hartz aside and told her that her daughter had taken her car keys and that the ride program was just what she was looking for.

Read more about this new service [pdf]

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