The leading cause of death for Americans aged 5-34 is motor vehicle accidents. Driver behavior has been identified as the major factor in approximately 90 % of roadway accidents. Learn more about the factors that can affect driving in the following videos.
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers, accounting for more than one in three deaths in this age group. What factors make driving so deadly for teens?
In the United States, driving is the most common form of transportation for adults over 65. Unfortunately, per miles spent behind the wheel, they are disproportionately at risk for accidents. It is not clear at what age a person becomes an “older driver.” However, a number of studies show significant differences between the driving skills of relatively older versus younger drivers.