News & Events

News

Warrenton Lifestyle Magazine – Arriving Safe and Sound  October 13, 2017

Age in Action Newsletter – Older Drivers  Fall 2017

RappNews – To GrandDriver’s Lecture we Go  December 23, 2016

DMV News Release – Virginians May Sign up For Emergency Contact Program at DMV January 5, 2016

The Daily Progress – Seniors fitted for safe driving through CarFit program November 18, 2015

DMV News Release – Children left in hot vehicles are at great risk of death or injury- The elderly and pets are also vulnerable to heatstroke – August 4, 2015

AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – Rx for Safety – July 10, 2015

NBC12 – How to start a conversation about giving up a driver’s license due to age  – April 27, 2015

The Detroit Bureau – Golden Age of Drivers: 50-year-olds hit highest level ever – March 27, 2015

The Daily Progress – License renewal process updated – January 29, 2015

The Southwest Times – New DMV laws affect older drivers – January 5, 2015

Roanoke Times – DMV puts the brakes on elderly driver – December 9, 2014

DMV News Release – Dont leave your child, pet or elderly parents – June 17, 2014

 

Events

EASTERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Thursday & Friday, September 28-29, 2017 from 9:00am – 2:00pm, DriveSmartVA- 5th Annual Distracted Driving Summit, Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main Street, Norfolk  ** Please call 276-206-6963 for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, October 11, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Williamsburg Police CarFit event, Williamsburg Police Dept, 425 Armistead Avenue, Williamsburg   ** Please call Aundrea Holiday, 757-259-7212 for an appointment

GrandDriver  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 8:00am – 1:00pm, Peninsula SALT Council- 22nd Annual Senior Safety Summit, Northside Christian Church, 1300 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown ** Please call 757-728-2010 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 9:00am – 2:30pm, Senior Services of Southeastern VA- The Art of Healthy Aging Forum & Expo, Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach ** Please call 757-461-9481 for more information.

GrandDriver  Friday, November 3, 2017 from 8:30am – 11:30am, James City Parks & Recreation-  Live Well Expo, 5301 Longhill Road, James City ** Please call Joy Johnson 757-259-5353 for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, November 16, 2017  from 1:00am – 3:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 5366 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach** Please call Katherine Beachboard, 757-233-3889 for an appointment

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

CarFit  Tuesday, October 17, 2017  from 10:00am – 1:00pm, Essex-Tappahannock Triad CarFit event, Tappahannock Chevrolet, 1841 Richmond Highway, Tappahannock   ** Please call Shari Dwyer, 804-443-1503 for an appointment.

CarFit  Monday, October 23, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Fairfax City Police CarFit event, Stacy Sherwood Community Center, 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax   ** Please contact Michael Hall, Michael.hall@fairfaxva.gov for an appointment.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

 

CarFit  Wednesday, September 20, 2017  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Fluvanna Triad CarFit event, St. Peter & Paul Church, 4309 Thomas Jefferson Parkway, Palmyra,   ** Please call Tammy Hirt, 904-629-5651 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Monday, September 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 3:00pm, Bon Secours Successful Aging Forum,  West End Assembly of God, 401 North Parham Road, Henrico ** Please call Kerrissa MacPherson 804-833-0976 for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9:00am – 3:00pm, Richmond City 8th Annual Employee Health & Wellness Fair, Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 North 3rd Street, Richmond ** Please call Denise Heer 804-646-0007 for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, AARP Richmond North-  Health Fair, Fifth Street Baptist Church, 1302 Victor Street, Richmond ** Please call Janet Anderson 804-276-0049 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm,  Bon Secours Health Fair, Lakewood Manor, 1900 Lauderdale Avenue, Henrico ** Please call Karrie Ruby 804-412-9429 for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, October 26, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Bremo Pharmacy Health/CarFit event,  2024 Staples Mill Road, Richmond   ** Please call Anne Anderson, 804-380-0311 for an appointment.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

 

CarFit  Friday, September 22, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Kings Grant Independent Living CarFit event, 350 Kings Way Road, Martinsville   ** Please call Jamie Turner, 276-634-1202 for an appointment.

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday, October 3, 2017  from 9:00am – 1:00pm, Aging Together- The Art of Aging Together, Daniel Technology Center, 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper  **Please call Ginny Biggs 540-829-6405 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, October 6, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Reformation Lutheran Church CarFit event, 509 S. Main Street, Culpeper,   ** Please call Pastor Brad Hales 540-825-1376 for an appointment.