Do old people drive old cars?

Jim - ideas, observations and handy shortcuts

Jim has been a member of the .id team since early 2010, following 10 years as a Director in local government and prior to that, many years at IBM. Jim is also a former .id client and recognised the value of .id’s tools in council decision making. He decided to join .id to help spread the word! He manages .id’s local government clients in Queensland and South Australia, helping them to use .id’s tools for informed strategy and policy decisions. Outside work, Jim enjoys learning Spanish, travel (especially to Spanish speaking locales) and collects the odd car or two…

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  1. L de Haan says:

    My own observation is also that as you get older (I am in my 60s) you might drive less and therefore perhaps keep your car longer. That is certainly my case with doing perhaps only 7000km annually these days much less than it used to be.

  2. Ann MacMillan says:

    What a great article! The example of correlating but unrelated data sets, followed by the discussions about possible reasons why some states may have a greater number of older cars is interesting & thought provoking. As a former teacher I can see the article as a very useful resource for the classroom. The representation & interpretation of data is hugely important & our students need to be critical consumers.

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