Drivers In Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes By Age, 2018

 

  Licensed drivers Drivers in fatal crashes
Age group Number Percent of total drivers Number Involvement rate (1)
16 to 20 11,961,442 5.3% 4,061 34.0
21 to 24 14,270,243 6.3 4,777 33.5
25 to 34 40,165,221 17.7 10,738 26.7
35 to 44 37,645,683 16.5 8,110 21.5
45 to 54 38,643,003 17.0 7,863 20.4
55 to 64 39,580,799 17.4 7,261 18.3
65 to 74 28,194,118 12.4 4,218 15.0
Over 74 17,054,879 7.5 3,098 18.2
Total 227,558,385 100.0% 51,490 (2) 22.6
(1) Per 100,000 licensed drivers in each age group. (2) Includes drivers under the age of 16 and of unknown age. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Federal Highway Administration.