NHTSA Plan Addresses Safety Issues Among Senior Drivers

Law360, Chicago (December 6, 2013, 1:36 PM EST) -- Citing the increasing number of senior citizen drivers on the road as baby boomers age, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday unveiled a five-year plan to tackle safety concerns unique to older drivers.

The plan — which includes research on cutting-edge crash avoidance technologies, data collection initiatives, and a safety rating system for new cars geared specifically to seniors — was introduced as part of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week.

“Safety is our highest priority and that includes ensuring the safety of our older...
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