02.13.20

Certain Chronic Illnesses Tied to Increased Crash Risk for Elderly Drivers

Source: Reuters

Some older drivers with chronic health problems may cut back on driving but still be at increased risk of crashes, a recent study suggests, as reported by Reuters.

Meanwhile, other drivers with medical issues may also be at higher risk yet not cut back on how often they drive or how far, the study also found.

“We already know that driving abilities are affected by the aging process,” said Junaid Bhatti, a Toronto-based scientist specializing in injury prevention research who wasn’t involved in the study.

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