An aging population behind the wheel of the car. A call for more restrictions on licensing and renewal for elderly Maryland drivers is heard in Annapolis.
Political reporter Pat Warren reports it’s a campaign born of tragedy.
A bike ride home would be the last for Nathan Krasnopolar. The 20-year-old was hit by a car on University Parkway in 2011 — a car driven by an 83-year-old who turned into his path, hit him and then ran over him.
Police say she got out of the car and sat down, leaving him pinned under the car, unable to get help.
“I believe there are many drivers on the road today that don’t have what it takes to drive safely,” said Susan Cohen, victim’s mother.