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Our Nation's Highways: 2010

Figure 4-3. Licensed Drivers by Age and Gender: 2008

Figure 4-3. Licensed Drivers by Age and Gender: 2008

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In 2008, there were over 208 million licensed drivers in the United States. As the average age of the U.S. population at large shifts upward with the “baby boom” bulge, the trend in licensed drivers follows. In 2008, the 45-49, and 50-54 age groups contained the largest share of drivers.

Data Source: US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.

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