Report: Elderly drivers more likely to die in vehicle crashes

Report: Elderly drivers more likely to die in vehicle crashes

LONGVIEW/GREGG COUNTY (KYTX) - It's an awkward conversation but one that could save a life. When should an elderly relative give up driving?

Longview police say elderly drivers caused two accidents with minor injuries this past week.

A study from the AAA organization that was completed by the Texas Transportation Institute found drivers over the age of 65 are nearly twice as likely as middle-aged drivers of dying in a vehicle crash.

For suggestions and warning signs for older drivers, click here.


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