DRIVERS IN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASHES BY AGE, 2008
Age group Number of licensed drivers Percent of total Drivers in fatal crashes Involvement rate (1) Drivers in all crashes Involvement rate (1)
Under 16 334,168 0.2% 213 NA 104,000 NA
16 to 20 12,961,412 6.2 5,729 44.20 1,413,000 10,902
21 to 24 13,933,959 6.7 5,312 38.12 1,181,000 8,479
25 to 34 36,171,833 17.4 9,745 26.94 2,080,000 5,751
35 to 44 39,024,883 18.7 8,762 22.45 1,904,000 4,879
45 to 54 41,536,308 19.9 8,313 20.01 1,616,000 3,892
55 to 64 32,119,786 15.4 5,695 17.73 1,010,000 3,144
65 to 74 18,519,111 8.9 2,913 15.73 459,000 2,480
Over 74 13,719,141 6.6 2,656 19.36 312,000 2,272
Total 208,320,601 100.0% 50,186 (2)  24.09 10,081,000 (2) 4,839

(1) Per 100,000 licensed drivers.
(2) Includes drivers of unknown age.

NA=Not applicable.

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