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Technology drives me batty

I agree with the debate in your October issue (Should older drivers take a medical to keep motoring?).

I need to brush up my techniques and knowledge, especially of such questions as the difference between a rond point and a sens giratoire – one giving a driver priority to the right and the other to the left.

There is also a vast category of drivers (such as myself!) that need to learn again how to drive a modern electronically engineered car.

My partner has one so complicated I have no idea how to start it!

I quite seriously consider myself to be unqualified to drive it, with my only acquaintance being with mechanically conceived and driven vehicles.

We now find ourselves with only one vehicle that both of us can drive.

Stephen Burrough, Charente

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