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Older drivers

Although current numbers of older drivers involved in collisions are relatively small, the situation is not set to remain this way. The percentage of people living in Devon who are 60 and over is expected to rise by 2020 to over 40%.

Older drivers may, on the face of it, be some of the safest drivers on the road because they have the benefit of experience but this is not the whole story. .

Combined with this fact is the knowledge that older drivers generally have a lower ability to recover from injuries incurred from a road traffic collision.

Where to find more information:

Devon County Council’s Older Driver Leaflet http://www.devon.gov.uk/rs-olderdrivers.pdf

 

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