Summary: In 2007, there were 31 million licensed drivers ages 65 and older in the United States. Most of these drivers have enjoyed many years of cautious and responsible driving. However, statistics show that the risk of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash increases with age. On average, 500 older adults are injured every day as occupants of motor vehicles. Thankfully, there are steps that older adults can take to stay safer on the roads while still maintaining their independence. Whether it is time to learn new strategies to deal with upcoming challenges behind the wheel, or time to seek out new and reliable modes of transportation, there are many options for seniors to safely stay on the move.