Intergenerational car sharing in France

Young and senior shaking hands in a car ‘Génération mobilité’ brings together older people who no longer feel comfortable when driving their own car with young people who need a car for their professional activities. The idea of the initiative is that the young person drives the senior whereever he wants and in return the senior lends his car to the young driver when needed for professional purpose (only!).

This project, initiated by the ‘Établissement d’insertion par la formation (EIPF)’ in Brest (far West of France) has been awarded a 20,000 euro grant following a call for projects to promote the mobility of frail persons.

There is no requirement for involvement in the long term and no additional cost for the older person (the insurance is paid by Génération mobilité. The young person’s driving capacity is also checked.

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