Many people have heard about the common dangers associated with commercial trucks. These include drivers who are working with little sleep and trucks that haven't properly been maintained. However, there's another potential danger -- the increase in senior and even elderly drivers.
Trucking companies are in need of more employees, while many seniors need some extra income and benefits in their retirement years. Those converging factors have led to a rise in drivers in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s.