Ageing CountryLink trains are now past their use-by date, built to last for 25 years yet many have been running for over 30 years.
"It’s ironic that WA is abolishing part of this economically booming state’s Older Driver Testing regime on the grounds that it is too expensive, while budget-deficit stricken NSW continues with its draconian and expensive testing regime,” said CPSA Policy Coordinator Paul Versteege.
“If Barry O’Farrell promises to resign if an elected Coalition Government fails to keep its election promises, pensioners ask: will the Coalition keep its promise to abolish the older driver test?”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Charmaine Crowe.
“In a massive backflip, the Liberal/Nationals Coalition has broken its long-standing promise to abolish the discriminatory Older Driver Test”, said Charmaine Crowe, CPSA Policy Coordinator.
“Outrageous comments made by the Tourism and Transport Forum (TTF) have angered pensioners who do the right thing and use public transport”, said CPSA Policy Coordinator Charmaine Crowe (Pensioners clogging up public transport1).