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A Petition Was Started in NYC to Make Elderly Drivers Retest for Licenses Every Two Years

By Mark Pygas

17-year-old Madeline Shershen was crossing the street at a Queens intersection on Utopia Parkway. Unfortunately, she didn't make it to the other side. Madeline was struck by 88-year-old driver Sheila Kahn-Prager, who ran a red light and says that she didn't see the young girl.

Now, Maddie' s family has started a petition in their home state that's calling for elderly drivers to be tested every two years for their license, in order to prevent tragedies like the one that befell Maddie and her family from happening to anybody else.