This quick fact focuses on what the average crash age of vehicles and who it involves. It highlights some key facts and statistics.


ANCAP (2017), New Analysis: Fatality rate four times higher in an older vehicle,

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2017), Motor Vehicle Census,[email protected]/ProductsbyReleaseDate/AFE43252F544460ACA2582D60014CB0F?OpenDocument

Budget Direct (2018), Car Accident Statistics 2018,

National Road Safety Strategy (2019), Road deaths by age group,

Newstead, S., Watson, L., et al (2018), Vehicle Safety Ratings Estimated from Police-Reported Crash Data: 2018 Update, Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC),

Young Driver Factbase (2019), Key Statistics,