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  Friday, January 26, 2018 from 8:00am – 12:30am, Senior Advocate- Active Aging Expo, Primeplus Norfolk 7300 Newport Avenue, Norfolk  ** Please call Stephanie Smith 757-645-6364 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Peninsula Area Agency on Aging-  Community Forum on Aging, Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News** Please call Catharine Yusuf 757-926-1446 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday-Wednesday, April 10-11, 2018 from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Chesapeake Sheriff Department-  Chesapeake Senior Support Seminar, Chesapeake Conference Center, 700 Conference Center Parkway, Chesapeake ** Please call Deputy Angie Davidson 757-382-2879 for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

Events are being planned, please check back later.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

CarFit  Friday, March 23, 2018  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Cedarfield Triad CarFit event, 2300 Cedarfield Parkway, Henrico   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-629-5651 for an appointment.

 

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, February 9, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, Prince Edward Triad-  Sweetheart Expo, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville ** Please call Karla Ellinton, 1karlea@gmail.com for more information.

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 10:00am – 11:00am, Rapidan CSB-  Aging Advisory Council, Bradford Road, Culpeper ** Please call Joy Sabrina Jennings 540-825-3100 x3013 for more information.