In some motor vehicle accidents, the important questions are easy to answer. For example, when witnesses or videotapes show one car driving through a red light and hitting another car, it is simple to prove that the first driver is responsible for what happened. Other cases are not as clear and it can take an experienced and resourceful advocate to determine what went wrong and who is to blame.
As baby boomers transition into a so-called "silver tsunami," the importance of senior safety measures will be vital to the country, in both economic and quality-of-life perspectives. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recognizes that the seismic shift in demographics is occurring and is considering creating car-safety ratings for senior drivers.