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Paul Bretscher, Alberta Transportation

Elder Advocates of Alberta Society (1992) October 15, 2018 VIA FACSIMILE (780) 427 2022 Attention Paul Bretscher, Chief of Staff, Alberta Transportation 320 Legislature Building, 10800 97 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. T5K 2B6 Dear Sir: We acknowledge your letter dated 2018 8 20, mailed 2018 10 09, retrieved by us 2018 10 12 from Southgate Mail […]

DriveABLE- Cease and Desist

ZOOMER Magazine, DriveABLE

ZOOMER Magazine – THE TALK – Rebecca Field Jager – November Publication EDITOR: Suzanne Boyd ZOOMER Magazine Dear Madam: REFERENCE: ZOOMER Magazine – THE TALK – Rebecca Field Jager – November Publication It appears that Rebecca Field Jager who cites DriveABLE in her article, The Talk, had not informed herself as to the accuracy of […]

Calgary Driving School Charged With Fraud

Calgary Driving School Charged With Fraud CALGARY, Alta. – Calgary police have shut down a city driving school they say has issued hundreds of bogus Class 1 licences to drivers from across the country ALLEGED SCAM: Police say many of the students who received a Class 1 licence through Delta are unqualified to drive. OUT […]

Ageism at MTO

Ageism at Ministry of Transportation Ontario, (MTO) Ageism is defined as the “prejudice or discrimination against a particular age group and especially the elderly”. The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has been recently accused of this discrimination (see internet stop elderly abuse), yet continue the policy of requiring people 80+ to take a written exam […]

Elderly drivers: Safer than you might think

    For one, no matter what you’ve heard or believe, drivers over the age of 70 are not the biggest menaces on the road. “While older drivers have their issues, we have to remember that overwhelmingly the most dangerous drivers on the road are young males,” says Ian Jack, managing director of communications and […]


Simard MD & DriveABLE Protocol   According to Dr. Bonnie Dobbs’ own data, the initial screening tool, the Simard MD, administered in the physician’s office, tends to produce an indeterminate score about 50% of the time. Those who receive an indeterminate score are then referred to a DriveABLE Assessment Centre for the touch-screen test. A […]

Edmonton Transit Tested By DriveABLE

Edmonton Transit scammed by DriveABLE On Mar 2, 2017, at 2:55 AM, we received email XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX wrote: Hi: The City of Edmonton ETS has decided to use this test and is testing all of their drivers and if they do not pass this cognitive computer test they are pulling them off their jobs and suspending […]

Medically At-Risk Driver Centre (MARD)

  IN THE WINTER OF OUR LIVES, IN THE TIME OF OUR WEAKNESS It has taken me a long time to really nail down just what it is about the MARD Institute with it’s SIMARD MD that so offends me. Let me get there in a roundabout manner. A good portion of my life has […]


HAND DELIVERED January 13, 2016 Dr. Chris. Deputy Commissioner, Ms. Marriane Ryan, RCMP Alberta, Commanding Officer, K Division 11140 109 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5G 2T4 REFERENCE – DRIVEABLE ASSESSMENT CENTRES INC. Registered Address # 220 8 Perron street, St. Albert AB. T8N 1E4 Corporate Access Number # 209042928 COMPLAINT A computer based assessment by DriveABLE […]

Edmonton Court Hearing-

Edmonton Court house COURT HEARING, Tuesday July 3, 2018 @ 2:00 PM, Room 270 Senior had driving license abruptly suspended. Then was apprehended driving without license Counsel has now documented that Driver Fitness and Monitoring of Alberta Transportation had no grounds to suspend his license. Court Hearing will be listed under name- Lamont Call Elder […]

DriveABLE test- Only 15% pass

Originally published in Victoria Times Colonist. The 45-minute TOUCH SCREEN EXAM called Driveable, has angered seniors who say it is unfair and an inappropriate way to assess a generation less familiar with technology. . The test is not a driving skills exam but a test of cognitive functions like memory, attention span and spatial reasoning […]

Dr. Jean Triscott, College of Physicians & Surgeons

Doctor Misdiagnosed Client Via facsimile 780 424 5617 January 14th, 2016 Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons 2700 – 10020 100 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0N3 Reference Dr. Jean E. Triscott MD, Director of Residency / Geriatrics Program, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, 10230 111 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5G 0B7 ————————– Dear Dr. Michel Caffaro: We […]

DriveABLE Threatens Legal Action

A Doctor of Philosophy(PhD) fails Simard MD test and DriveABLE test. To: Elder Advocates of Alberta I thought you might be interested in the following email I have sent to DriveABLE, Calgary. “I have serious concerns about how you run your business in a manner which lacks honesty and professionalism. I was told that one […]

Elder Abuse Alberta

The Honourable Mr. Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation, # 324 Legislature Building 10800 97 Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada T5K 2B6 Dear Mr. Minister: REFERENCE: Elder Abuse of Alberta’s older Citizens. Testing senior drivers constitutes elder abuse. Requiring a senior, who Is in good health, has never had a car accident who may be fully employed, […]