Associations Between Falls and Driving Outcomes in Older Adults

Seniors and Falls as a Predictor of Motor Vehicle CrashesSeniors and Falls as a Predictor of Motor Vehicle Crashes

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Falls in older adults are associated with a significantly increased risk of subsequent motor vehicle crashes.  Evidence also suggests that older adults might be at an increased risk of motor vehicle crash-related injury after a fall. Additional studies are needed to clarify the relationships between falls, driving behaviors and driving safety among older adults.  

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