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

References

ANCAP (2017), New Analysis: Fatality rate four times higher in an older vehicle, http://www.ancap.com.au/media-and-gallery/releases/new-analysis-fatality-rate-four-times-higher-in-an-older-vehicle-0e2f9e

Australian Bureau of Statistics (2017), Motor Vehicle Census, http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/ProductsbyReleaseDate/AFE43252F544460ACA2582D60014CB0F?OpenDocument

Budget Direct (2018), Car Accident Statistics 2018, https://www.budgetdirect.com.au/car-insurance/research/car-accident-statistics.html

National Road Safety Strategy (2019), Road deaths by age group, https://roadsafety.gov.au/performance/road-deaths-age-group.aspx

Newstead, S., Watson, L., et al (2018), Vehicle Safety Ratings Estimated from Police-Reported Crash Data: 2018 Update, Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC), https://www.monash.edu/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1479759/UCSR-2018-Update-MUARC-Report-335-revised.pdf

Young Driver Factbase (2019), Key Statistics, https://www.youngdriverfactbase.com/key-statistics/