Yahoo! News had a headline ‘Four in 10 older drivers involved in crashes failed to look properly – study’.

But what seemed to me to be a more important part of the survey they quoted showed that whereas 17% of crashes were caused (in part at least) by drivers travelling recklessly or in a hurry only 10.2% of those crashes involved ‘older’ drivers.

So, if you look at this part of the survey, the results suggest that older drivers are less reckless.

And that seems to fit with the attitude of insurance companies which, let us remember, charge older drivers lower…


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Source: Dr Vernon Coleman - MB ChB DSc Read the original article here: