It’s a sad story today that highlights the effects of PTSD on returning war veterans, but it also raises a question that might not be popular to ask: Should vets with PTSD be allowed to drive?
“They’ll do things like drive in the center of the road. This was something they were taught to do, to stay away from the sides. They’ll drive very fast, they’ll sometimes go through red lights,” Dr. Steve Woodward, who is directing a study in Palo Alto.
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Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.