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At least once a month, staff at the Rice Rehabilitation Center must deliver the bad news to an older driver: You've just failed your simulated driving exam. It's never easy to tell someone they should no longer be behind the wheel, said Sarah Tanner, an occupational therapist at the rehab center.

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"The independence factor is a huge thing," she said.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at http://healthbeat.areavoices.com. Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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