News & Events

News

Northern Neck News – Carfit returns and continues growing October 23, 2018

Martinsville Bulletin – How will I know when its time to stop  May 16, 2018

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

 

 

Events

EASTERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver Wednesday-Friday, May 1-3, 2019  from 8:00am – 4:00pm, OAG State Triad Conference, Great Wolf Lodge Williamsburg, 549 E Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver Tuesday, May 14, 2019  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Piankatank Ruritan Club,  Mathews County Senior Health Fair, 7138 Buckley Hall Road, Hudgins **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver Wednesday, May 22, 2019  from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Senior Center,  Senior Health Fair, 3501 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver Tuesday, May 28, 2019  from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Williamsburg Area Faith in Action, Aging in Place Symposium, King of Glory Church, 4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg **Please call 757-258-5890 for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, May 29, 2018 from 10:00am – 1:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 5366 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach   **Please Call  for an appointment.

CarFit  Thursday, May 30, 2018 from 10:00am – 1:00pm, AAA Tidewater CarFit event, 6517 Richmond Road, Williamsburg   **Please Call  for an appointment.

CarFit  Monday, June 17, 2019  from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Peninsula SALT Council CarFit event, Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News **Please call Minnie Sippio, 757-890-4102, for more information.

CarFit  Wednesday, June 26, 2018 from 11:00am – 2:00pm, Hampton Roads Crime Prevention CarFit event, Harbor Park Stadium, 150 Park Avenue,  Norfolk  **Please Call  for an appointment.

 

NORTHERN VIRGINIA

GrandDriver Wednesday, May 15, 2019  from 9:30am – 1:30pm, Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Transitions Health Fair, 2700 Potomac Mills Circle, Woodbridge  **Please call for more information.

GrandDriver Wednesday, June 12, 2019  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Partners in Aging- Art of Aging Expo,  Fredericksburg Convention Center, 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg  **Please call Pam Pell, 540-370-0008  for more information.

CarFit  Saturday, June 15, 2019 from  9:00am – 12:00pm, Novant Health CarFit event, 15225 Heathcote Blvd, Haymarket   **Please call for an appointment.

 

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Friday, May 1, 2019  from 8:30am – 12:00pm, Chesterfield Triad Senior Fair, Victory Tabernacle Church, 10600 Genito Road,  Chesterfield  **Please call Debbie Preston, 804-768-7878, for more information.

GrandDriver & CarFit  Friday, May 10, 2019  from 10:00am – 2:00pm, Goochland County Senior Fair, 2748 Dogtown Road,  Goochland **Please call Sara Morris, 804-556-4815, for more information.

GrandDriver  Thursday, May 23, 2019  from 9:00am – 2:00pm, Petersburg Senior Resource Fair, Lee Club, 9009 Battle Drive,  Ft. Lee  **Please call Pamela Davis, 804-733.2369, for more information.

CarFit  Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Crossridge Senior Living CarFit event, 3300 Crossridge Glen Way,  Henrico   ** Residents only **

CarFit  Tuesday, June 25, 2018 from 10:00am – 12:00pm, Richmond City Office on Aging CarFit event, Huguenot Community Center, 7945 Forest Hill Road,  Richmond   **Please call  for an appointment.

 

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

GrandDriver  Tuesday & Wednesday, May 22-23, 2019 from 8:00pm – 5:00pm, DMV Highway Safety Summit, Blue Ridge Conference Center, 2801 Hershberger Road, NW, Roanoke  ** Please call  for more information

 

NORTHWEST VIRGINIA

CANCELLED CarFit  Saturday, April 6, 2018 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Sentara Health CarFit event, 2509 Pleasant Run Drive,  Harrisonburg   **Please Call Susan Ribelin, 540-564-5893 for an appointment.

GrandDriver Saturday, May 4, 2019  from 11:00am – 3:00pm, Grace Community and Health Expo, 355 William Mills Drive, Stanardsville **Please call Michelle Pitts, 434-985-4434, for more information.

CarFit  Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9:00am – 12:00pm, Mary Baldwin Murphy Deming College CarFit event, 100 Baldwin Drive,  Fishersville   **Please Call Sandra Wagoner 540-887-4000 for an appointment.