Older Women Most Likely Mistake Gas Pedal For Brakes: Study

Older Women Most Likely Mistake Gas Pedal For Brakes: Study
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A new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration finds that most car accidents that occur because a driver mistakenly hits the gas pedal instead of the brakes involve older female drivers in parking lots. Apparently, almost two-thirds of drivers involved in this type of accident were female, and occurred more frequently with drivers… Continue Reading...

Report: Fatal Crashes for Elderly Drivers Drop Significantly

Report: Fatal Crashes for Elderly Drivers Drop Significantly
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Forget all the jokes you’re heard about senior drivers. A new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that fatal crash rates have dropped significantly with elderly drivers. This report found that fatal car crashes for elderly drivers over 70 years old from 1997 to 2008 dropped dramatically by 37 percent. Even… Continue Reading...
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