Study Identifies Worst Drivers by Generation

Study Identifies Worst Drivers
By Generation

August 12, 2023

Millennials are the worst drivers in the United States, according to a recent generational analysis from a team of auto accident attorneys at Friend, Levinson & Turner Ltd.


1. People aged 25 to 34
Millennials were born 1981-1996 (current age 27 to 42)

  • the most car accidents
  • the most fatal car accidents
  • the 2nd-highest % of distracted drivers

2. People aged 35 to 44
Millennials were born 1981-1996 (current age 27 to 42)

  • the 2nd-most alcohol-related speeding crashes

3. People aged 16-24
Generation Z were born 1997-2012 (current age 11-26)

  • the 2nd lowest car accidents (44 accidents per 100,000 drivers)
  • the fewest fatal car accidents
  • easily distracted and likely to speed

4. People aged 63-72
Baby Boomers were born 1946-1964 (current age 59-77)

  • Baby Boomers between the ages of 63 and 72 are the best drivers. 
  • the fewest car accidents (14 accidents per 100,000 drivers)
  • fewest incidents of distracted driving

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