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EFPA finds older drivers do not have increased accident risk

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Screenshot 2014-10-24 at 3.07.51 PM“In conclusion, Older drivers generally do not have an increased accident risk. All studies that have evaluated the safety effects of age based population screening for fitness
to drive have failed to document any safety benefits from this type of screening.  On the contrary studies indicate that this type of screening may have an indirect negative effect
on the overall traffic safety.

This seriously questions the rationale of having this kind of screening used as a safety measure”.

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