A car driven by a 90-year-old driver rammed into pedestrians crossing the street at a busy intersection in Chigasaki city, southwest of Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo

Up to 60,000 elderly Japanese drivers suspected of having dementia as screening laws tighten

With fatal accidents involving senior citizens becoming a major social issue, traffic laws were revised to require old people to see doctors if the disease is suspected

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A car driven by a 90-year-old driver rammed into pedestrians crossing the street at a busy intersection in Chigasaki city, southwest of Tokyo. Photo: Kyodo
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