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"Granny Nav" to Guide Elderly Drivers on the Road

April 23, 2012

Older drivers may now be able to stay on the road for longer thanks to new technology being developed by scientists that uses pictures of mail boxes or pubs as visual turning cues.

Nicknamed "Granny Nav", the technology is being developed as part of a 12 million pound ($19.34 million) program by the UK's Research Council to help the elderly better navigate while driving.

"For many older people, particularly those living alone or in rural areas, driving is essential for maintaining their independence, giving them the freedom

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