How do we get our mother to stop driving?

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She is capable but we believe her memory may fail her while driving and an accident may occur. She is 96 and has memory issues. She is determined to keep driving and says she will know when she can no longer drive. I believe her but my siblings has seen behavior that says she really isn't able.

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Check out GoGoGrandparent - it's an automated hotline that let's folks use Uber and Lyft without a smartphone. It worked pretty well for my grandma. After she fell, she couldn't drive. She was upset at first but now she uses it to get around everywhere. She let her license expire without any fuss at all.
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j0anne, OMG this has been asked so many times, but the answer is still the same. Good Grief she does realize how bad she is. We had to "borrow" the care and never brought it back. You may have to do the same.
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Good suggestions above. If she is having memory problems, it could be dangerous. She may forget where she is or confuse brake with the gas....you know, but it's unlikely you can convince her. I'd ask the state to have her evaluated or ask for her doctor's input. I wouldn't let it go. Safety concerns are too great.
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When I felt that my dad shouldn't be driving anymore I scheduled a "check-up" with his Dr. Prior to the appointment I called the Dr.'s office to discuss with the nurse that I would like the Dr. to suggest to my dad that he not drive anymore. I thought that my dad would listen to the Dr. before he'd take advice from me.

So the day of the appointment I went in with my dad and a few minutes into the appointment the Dr. brought up the driving issue and suggested that my dad relinquish his privilege to drive (that's how the Dr. put it). My dad was a little stunned but in my mind I was doing back flips.

My dad never drove again.

Make the Dr. the bad guy. Put if off on him/her.
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Have her doctor send her to an occupational therapist for a driving evaluation.
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