Alan Perry gave an outstanding presentation to the seniors’ group here recently (see the Sooke News Mirror, May 15 pg. 5). I was particularly interested in the DriveABLE program. On September 23, I first learned about it when I received a letter from the Office of the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles (OSMV) asking me to get a medical from my doctor, do the DriveABLE program and possibly take a driving test. I’m 82 and I didn’t think I’d have any trouble with that.
That was about eight months ago and I have yet to receive a letter from the OSMV advising that I’m okay to drive. When Alan phoned me the next day to say that he checked and I had passed. I still haven’t heard anything from the OSMV. They advised me not to drive until I heard from them.