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The County’s long-term, comprehensive transportation plan will significantly increase spending on new roads, transit, hiker-biker trails, and pedestrian safety.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Senior Drivers Among the Safest on the Road

As reported on WTOP.com on March 12, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released a study that found that seniors over 75 years of age are some of the safest drivers on the road.
 
In the three-year study, the IIHS found drivers over the age of 75 posted a 45 percent drop in fatal accidents per miles traveled – more than any other age group. However, according to the study, drivers over 85 years of age had a higher rate of deadly accidents than any other age group, except teenagers.
CATEGORIES: Pedestrian Safety
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