DRIVERS IN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES BY AGE, 2007
Age group Number of licensed drivers Percent of total Drivers in fatal crashes Involvement rate (1) Drivers in all crashes Involvement rate (1)
Under 16 251,562 0.1% 239 NA 41,000 NA
16 to 20 12,974,790 6.3 6,851 52.80 1,611,000 12,419
21 to 24 13,883,418 6.7 6,256 45.06 1,122,000 8,085
25 to 34 35,768,517 17.4 10,692 29.89 2,176,000 6,083
35 to 44 39,556,975 19.2 9,862 24.93 1,869,000 4,725
45 to 54 41,088,979 20.0 8,982 21.86 1,761,000 4,286
55 to 64 31,172,277 15.2 6,011 19.28 1,159,000 3,717
65 to 74 17,688,324 8.6 3,025 17.10 460,000 2,600
Over 74 13,357,003 6.5 2,855 21.37 324,000 2,423
Total  205,741,845 100.0% 55,681 27.06 10,524,000 5,115
(1) Per 100,000 licensed drivers.

NA=Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Federal Highway Administration.