The car driven by a 90-year-old woman who drove through a red light and into pedestrians crossing the road at a busy junction in Chigasaki, a coastal city southwest of Tokyo, in May 2018. Photo: Kyodo

Is age-fuelled road rage responsible for increase in fatal car crashes in Japan?

Elderly Japanese tend to ‘lose it’ more than young people when they get behind the wheel, according to researchers, who suggest it may be one reason so many accidents are caused by older drivers

Topic |   Ageing society

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The car driven by a 90-year-old woman who drove through a red light and into pedestrians crossing the road at a busy junction in Chigasaki, a coastal city southwest of Tokyo, in May 2018. Photo: Kyodo
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