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Older Driver Safety Awareness Week


Last updated 12/4/2019 at 4:08pm

The Colorado Department of Transportation is joining with local programs to observe Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 2-6, 2019. The goal of the program is to promote understanding of the importance of mobility and transportation for older adults and to ensure they can remain active in their communities without transportation becoming a barrier to their mobility.

In 2018 there were 129 drivers over 65 years old involved in fatal crashes. In that same year 74 older drivers died in car crashes.  Older drivers are more likely to be killed or seriously injured in a crash due to t...

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