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Crash factors series: Driving age

BOLD Marketing - Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Does your age put you at greater risk for a car crash?

 

New drivers – those between the ages of 16 and 19 – are three times more likely to be involved in a vehicle crash than those over age 20, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In addition, auto crashes are the leading cause of death among teens in the U.S.*

 

The second age category most likely to be involved in a crash are drivers age 75 and over. In 2014, more than 5,700 older adults were killed and more than 236,000 were treated in emergency departments for motor vehicle crash injuries.*

 

Regardless of age, factors like seatbelt use and impaired driving have a significant impact on your likelihood of dying in a car crash. If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle collision and someone else is at fault, it’s important to understand your options.

 

Learn more about your rights: Client Resources

 

The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based upon advertisements alone.

 

*CDC


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The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based upon advertisements alone.

© 2017 Cook Barkett Ponder & Wolz. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized use prohibited.