According to National Highway Traffic Safety Association statistics based on all people injured or killed in traffic accidents, older drivers are at a disproportionate risk for becoming involved in fatal crashes.
Nationally, senior citizens accounted for:
5% of all people injured in traffic crashes;
13% of all traffic fatalities; and
13% of all vehicle occupant fatalities.
It is ability, not age, that determines safe driving. But for some drivers, age takes its toll; hearing...