Are American roads ready for aging Baby Boomers?


By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - With a growing number of U.S. Baby Boomers reaching old age, there's a risk of a significant increase in highway fatalities, according to a report. Currently, just over one in six licensed drivers in the United States are 65 and older. But that figure is tipped to reach one in five by 2025, according to the study by TRIP, a transportation industry-sponsored research group that works to improve highway conditions. Although drivers 65 and older ...

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