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Legislation Dealing With Vision Tests For Seniors Clears House

Legislation Dealing With Vision Tests For Seniors Clears House

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There’s a strong sentiment in the General Assembly to create new rules for testing older drivers.  Delegate Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) authored a measure that deals with driving exams. Hugo (pictured) wants to require that drivers visit a DMV branch to get a new vision test once they reach 75. The current Virginia law allows a driver to wait until he or she turns 80. Hugo’s bill has easily cleared the House of Delegates.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.