|By Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY|
Speeders and drunk drivers don't live as long as those who live life conservatively behind the wheel, a new study finds.
Overall, Drivers who have accumulated a bunch of speeding tickets and drunk-driving arrests have a 71% higher mortality rate from all causes than those who don't, finds the study of 7.4 million motor vehicle records by
It was even worse for women living the wild life in the fast lane. Their mortality rate doubled compared to those who don't rack up the tickets and DUI arrests, the study finds.
Using motor vehicle records to look for risky lifestyles "can enable life insurers to price policies more accurately, improve risk posture and drive efficiency," the study asserts.
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