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South Shore Hospital helps keep older drivers safe

KEEPING OLDER DRIVERS SAFE: Mary Kennedy  knows the dangers aging drivers can face, as their skills and reflexes diminish with time. She is the coordinator of trauma-injury prevention at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth and said doctors there see many elderly trauma patients who have been involved in automobile accidents.

“Statistically, older drivers are very safe overall,” she said. “But when they get in crashes, their injuries tend to be a lot more serious.”

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