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Why Seniors Are Considered High-Risk Drivers -Find Out Now

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Why Seniors Are Considered High-Risk Drivers -Find Out Now

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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Compare-autoinsurance.org has released a new blog that explains why seniors are considered high-risk drivers and how this influences the car insurance costs.

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The risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases as people age. The body of an elder person is frail and any damage can be fatal. This fact is really important for any insurance agency.

Starting at 65 years old, the insurance rates increase significantly. The Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states the increase is caused by the following factors:

Impaired vision.

Poorer cognitive functioning.

Changes in physical functioning, such as arthritis.

Use of prescription medications.

Hearing and sight gradually deteriorate with age. Seniors begin not to hear high pitched tones, like the ones produced by police cars, firefighter cars or railroad warnings. Visual acuity also begins to fade away. Other age-related problems may impair driving. Elder drivers are recommended to periodically take medical exams and check if they are still capable of driving.

Involvement in fatal crashes is higher among drivers ages 70‒74 and are highest among drivers ages 85 and older. This trend is more likely caused by the increased susceptibility to injury and medical complications among older drivers rather than an increased risk of causing a crash.

"Age is an important factor and it is analyzed by each insurance company. Elder drivers are considered high-risk due to their age-related health problems", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company.

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Media Contact: Russell Rabichev, Internet Marketing Company, 8183593898, russellr@gmail.com

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