China News Service, Qinhuangdao, March 14 (Xiao Guangming, Li Yang) On the 14th, Chai Xiuzhi, an 83-year-old man from Beidaihe, Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province, officially obtained a C2 driver's license, becoming the oldest female driver in Qinhuangdao.

  Chai Xiuzhi, who was born in 1939, passed the "Ability Test for Persons Over 70 to Apply for a Driver's License" on October 18, 2021, and successfully obtained the "admission ticket" to apply for a driver's license.

The picture shows Chai Xiuzhi getting a driver's license.

Photo by Yuan Xiufeng

  According to Chai Xiuzhi, she is a person who refuses to accept the old age. After retirement, she learned to surf the Internet and attended English training classes.

I have always had a "driving dream" in my heart. I wanted to challenge myself after seeing the country relax the upper age limit for applying for a small car driver's license.

After passing the "three powers" (memory, judgment, and reaction) test for people over 70 years old to obtain a driver's license with full marks, he took the transcript and participated in the study class for the C2 model driver's license.

After hard work, Chai Xiuzhi finally got her driver's license as she wished.

  "There is always a goal in life to keep up with the times." Chai Xiuzhi said that her next goal is to buy a car, and then drive it to achieve more of her goals.

The picture shows the driving school staff congratulating Chai Xiuzhi for obtaining a driver's license.

Photo by Yuan Xiufeng

  According to the unified deployment of the Ministry of Public Security, since November 20, 2020, 12 items including the nationwide "one-pass test" for motorcycle driving licenses, expanding the scope of motor vehicle inspection exemptions, and relaxing the application age for small car driving licenses have deepened the "decentralization and management services" of public security traffic control. New measures to reform and optimize the business environment were launched smoothly.

Among them, "relaxing the application age for small car driver's license", the upper age limit is adjusted from 70 years old to no limit.

For those who are over 70 years old to obtain a driver's license, tests of memory, judgment, reaction and other abilities will be added at the time of registration.