should we take? This question is a focus of debate for several injury professionals. The
NHTSA has included older drivers as a programmatic interest, and is actively leading
research in this area. There do not appear to be easy solutions. One, while crash risks
are higher, older persons vote. Changing laws that affect the elderly may also affect
one’s term in office. Further, public transport in the U.S. is poor. Nearly all of the
population depends upon the private automobile to meet their transportation needs.