News & Events

News

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, May 5, 2017 from 8:30am – 2:00pm, Norfolk Redevelopment Housing Authority- 6th Annual Health Fair,  1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk ** Please call Sheila Brooks  757-623-1111, for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Senior Center, Senior Expo,  3501 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton  ** Please call 757-727-1601, for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Triad, Senior Safety Expo,  North Hampton Community Center, 1435A Todds Lane, Hampton  ** Please call Lt. Alonzo Cherry 757-926-2540 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, June 16, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 5366 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach  ** Please call Katharine Beachboard 757-233-3888 for more information.

CarFit  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 3529 Bridge Road, Suffolk ** Please call Katharine Beachboard 757-233-3888 for more information.

CarFit  Friday, August 11, 2017 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Lake Prince Woods CarFit Event, 100 Anna Goode Way, Suffolk ** Please call Denise Brown 757-923-5513 for more information.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday May 9, 2017  from 9:30am – 2pm, Art of Aging Together, Germana College, 18121 Technology, Culpeper ** Please call for more information

CarFit  Saturday, May 20, 2017  from 9:30am – 12:30pm, Fairfax County Police CarFit event, Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax  ** Please call MPO Wayne Trombly 703-324-5600 for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday June 6, 2017  from 9am – 1pm, NV Rides- Going Places: Safe Driving as you age, Reston Community Center, Hunter Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston  ** Please call Gina Cocomello 703-537-3070 for more information.

GrandDriver  Wednesday June 14, 2017  from 9am – 2pm, Art of Aging Expo, Fredericksburg Convention Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg  ** Please call Pam Pell for more information

CarFit  Friday, June 23, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Eastern Virginia Career College CarFit Event, 10304 Spotsylvania Avenue, Fredericksburg  ** Please call Brenda Baynham 540-373-2200 for more information.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 7:30am – 12:45pm, Chesterfield Triad- 18th Annual Senior Day,  Victory Tabernacle Church, 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian ** Please call Debbie Leidheiser 804-768-7878, for more information.

GrandDriver  Tuesday-Thursday, May 16 & 18, 2017  from 8:00am – 5:00pm, DMV Highway Safety Summit, Four Points Sheraton, 9901 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond  **Please email Lori Rice lori.rice@dmv.virginia.gov for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 7:30am – 3:00pm, Petersburg Triad- Senior Resource Day,  Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 2223 South Crater Road, Petersburg  ** Please call Pam Davis 804-733-2369, for more information.

CarFit  Tuesday, May 23, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Greater Richmond Senior Center CarFit event at Battery Park Christian Center, 4201 Brook Road, Richmond,   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-323-6512 for an appointment.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 25, 2017 from 10:00am – 1:00pm, Powhatan Triad- Senior Resource Day,  Powhatan National Guard Armory, 276 Essaysons Road, Powhatan ** Please call Joan Doss 804-343-3000, for more information.

CarFit  Friday, June 9, 2017  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Crossridge Retirement Pavillion CarFit event, 3300 Crossridge Glen Parkway, Glen Allen,   ** Please call Haley Glynn, AAA MidAtlantic Foundation 804-323-6512 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.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, May 12, 2017  12:00pm – 2:00pm, Prince Edward County Triad- Senior Expo, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville  **Please call Karla Ellington 434-298-6897 for more information.

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, June 27, 2017  from 10:30am – 11:30pm, Aging Together, Mintbrook Senior Apartments, 4475 Bacon Street, Bealeton  **Please call Carol Simpson 540-829-6405 for more information.

GrandDriver  Monday, July 10, 2017  from 10:00am – 11:00am, LowLinc Inc, Lake of the Woods Parkway, Locust Grove  **Please call Elizabeth Arndt 540-388-2688 for more information.