There are more drivers 70 and over today, but they crash less often than they used to.
February 20, 2014
Safer vehicles benefit all occupants
Both older and younger passenger vehicle occupants are benefiting from efforts to improve protection in crashes, a recent study confirms.
Older drivers' crash rates continue to drop
Today's older drivers are not only less likely to be involved in crashes than prior generations, they are less likely to be killed or seriously injured if they do crash, a new Institute study shows.
May 30, 2013
Older motorcyclists have higher injury risk
When older motorcyclists crash, they are nearly 3 times as likely as younger riders to be seriously injured, a new study published in Injury Prevention indicates.
November 20, 2012
Older drivers won't push up crashes
The expected growth in the population of older drivers isn't going to cause insurance claim rates to skyrocket even though older drivers tend to crash more than middle-aged ones, a HLDI analysis shows.
September 28, 2011
Older drivers limit trips
Older drivers often voluntarily put limits on their driving. The more impairments an older driver has, the more limits they place on themselves, a new study finds.
June 19, 2010
Older drivers aren’t causing more crashes than they used to, and they aren’t dying more often when they do crash
December 27, 2008
Older drivers' fatal crashes have declined since 1997, reversing an upward trend
May 12, 2007
The stories of some of the 119 people killed in crashes on one day — June 7, 2005
March 19, 2007
Reducing the risk for older drivers
March 15, 2003
Risk posed by older drivers to themselves and others is subject of new study
September 8, 2001
Seniors don't crash more, but they're more likely to die from crash injuries
May 13, 2000
Pedestrian deaths increase with the speed of crashes; older pedestrians die more often in crashes at all speeds
January 15, 2000
Youngest and oldest drivers favor curbs on driving privileges, even when the restrictions limit their own driving
October 11, 1997
Benzodiazepines may increase crash risk among elderly drivers
August 30, 1997
Intersections can be deadly places for elderly drivers
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