Did You Know?
January 21, 2021
According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the number of licensed drivers who are 70 and older increased by 65 percent between 1997 and 2018.
Older drivers are often considered less safe than their fellow motorists, but statistics from the IIHS indicate that might be a misconception. While the number of drivers age 70 and older has increased considerably in recent decades, older drivers are now involved in fewer fatal collisions than they were in the past. Collision-related fatalities among drivers ages 70 and older declined by 15 percent between 1997 and 2018. Though such st...