Older drivers have the second highest risk for motor vehicle collisions of any age group, after adolescents. Psychoactive medications may place older drivers at increased risk for injurious motor vehicle collisions.
Psychoactive Medications and Injurious Motor Vehicle Collisions Involving Older Drivers — National (11/01/1994)Source: Association
Compensation in Older Drivers as Reflected in Their Fatal Accidents — National (02/01/1994)Source: Association
To estimate safety effects of compensatory changes in the driving behavior of older drivers (age 65+), their fatal accidents were compared with those of young and middle-aged drivers (26-40 years) in different situations.