John Bingham:

Study finds poor public transport curtails lives of almost 1.5 million elderly people in England
 Driverless cars could liberate almost 1.5 million elderly people virtually trapped in their own homes because of poor or inaccessible public transport links, a study has concluded.
 The introduction of fully automated vehicles would transform the lives of older people, particularly in rural areas, the report by the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC-UK) concludes.