Drivers In Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes By Age, 2019

 

  Licensed drivers Drivers in fatal crashes
Age group Number Percent of total drivers Number Involvement rate (1)
16 to 20 11,992,727 5.2% 3,892 32.5
21 to 24 14,223,656 6.2 4,590 32.3
25 to 34 40,298,969 17.6 10,507 26.1
35 to 44 37,989,286 16.6 8,301 21.9
45 to 54 38,092,538 16.7 7,532 19.8
55 to 64 39,740,652 17.4 7,166 18.0
65 to 74 29,005,252 12.7 4,404 15.2
Over 74 17,292,831 7.6 3,229 18.7
Total 228,679,719 100.0% 50,930 (2) 22.27
(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.