Aging Drivers Can Present Some Behind-The-Wheel Safety Issues
An aging population with a need for independence can be problematic when it comes to matters related to driving.
Fatality rates for drivers begin to climb after age 65, studies show. From 75 to 84, they are equal to fatality rates of teenage drivers. For drivers 85 and over the rates are nearly 4 times that of teens. By 2030 all baby boomers will be at least 65 and experts predict they will responsible for more than a fourth of all fatal crashes.