In general, senior citizens as a group are safe drivers when compared to others. Most obey the speed limit, wear seat belts and avoid drinking and driving.
But this age group is especially vulnerable to death or injury in car accidents due to age-related conditions. Fragile bones, heart disease and diabetes can make it more difficult to recover from crash-related injuries.
As we age, it may become difficult to operate a motor vehicle safely due to physical challenges. But older drivers can limit the chance of an accident on the road with these tips: