Mild neuritic changes are increased in the brains of fatally injured older motor vehicle drivers.

@article{Gorrie2007MildNC,
  title={Mild neuritic changes are increased in the brains of fatally injured older motor vehicle drivers.},
  author={Catherine A Gorrie and Michael D. Rodriguez and Perminder S. Sachdev and Johan A. Duflou and Phil M E Waite},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={1114-20}
}
Given the expected increase in the older population and driving in this age group, concerns have been raised about the safety of older drivers. People over 65 years are over-represented in motor vehicle fatalities when calculated by distance driven. They are also at risk of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, that affect cognitive… CONTINUE READING