The constant upgrades in safety technology manufacturers are adding to their vehicles may prompt you to consider a new car every couple of years to make sure you and your passengers have the lowest risk of an accident. Some systems have a better track record than others, though, and some could even pose a distraction rather than a help.
It is generally accepted that older drivers are dangerous. For example, their eyesight and reaction times are on the decline. However, the truth is that there are many safe older drivers. They have years of experience under their belts and follow posted speed limits. Moreover, they are aware of their limitations and tailor their driving habits accordingly. On the other hand, there is the statistic that senior citizens are second only to teenagers in crash deaths. Part of this is due to older drivers' physical fragilities, but it is true that, yes, some older drivers should not be on the road. So, the answer to the question posed at the top of this article is, "Yes. And no." Find out more below.