The answer, unanimously, will be in favor of the older person. They’re balanced and have years of driving experience. Youngsters, on the other hand, are inexperienced, lack focus, and they even text messages while driving! Conversely, it’s the younger brain that’s also got the best reflexes, therefore quick reaction times, while seniors are prone to slowing cognitive skills. Statistically, rear-end crashes happen most between ages 65 to 74.
This infographic looks at the behavior patterns of teenagers and older people when behind the wheel, and suggests ways to make driving safer for all age groups.
Infographic by – Progressive