Motorcycle Accident Statistics from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System

The U.S. Department of Transportation commissioned a study by Fatality Analysis Reporting System to analyze motorcycle accidents and fatalities. The results were alarming. Some of the findings were:

  • Many of the riders who die in a motorcycle accident are over 40
  • Many of the fatal accidents happen on rural roads
  • 50% of the fatalities happen because the operator has difficulty negotiating a curve
  • Alcohol is a major factor in many motorcycle accident fatalities
  • A majority of the accidents happen on undivided highways
  • About 60% of fatal motorcycle accidents happen at nighttime
  • Less than half the riders who are killed were wearing a helmet
  • About 1/3 of the operators did not have a proper motorcycle license

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