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New Information on Motorcycle Accident Fatalities

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ends c

n be obse

ved:
  • The

    e

    e

    e 8 pe

    cent mo

    e moto

    cycle f

    t

    lities in 2015 th

    n in 2014.

  • Pe
    mile tveled, moto

    cycle

    ccidents occued nely 29 times mo

    e f

    equently<

    i> th

    n p

    ssenge

    c f

    t

    lities.<

    li>

  • 14 pe
    cent of

    ll t

    ffic f

    t

    lity victims

    e

    e moto

    cyclists (despite the f

    ct th

    t moto

    cycles

    e

    e only 3 pe

    cent of

    egiste

    ed vehicles).<

    li>

  • 33 pe
    cent of moto

    cycle f

    t

    lities involved speeding.

  • The
    vege

    ge of

    moto

    cycle f

    t

    lity victim

    s 42.

  • eekend f

    t

    lities

    e

    e nely t

    ice

    s high

    s

    eekd

    y f

    t

    lities.

  • 27 pe
    cent of moto

    cycle

    ide

    s involved in f

    t

    lities did not hold

    v

    lid moto

    cycle license

    t the time of the c

    sh. (This is ne

    ly t

    ice the te of p

    ssenge

    vehicles,

    hich

    s only 13 pe

    cent).<

    li>

  • Moto
    cycle d

    ive

    s involved in f

    t

    lities

    e

    e mo

    e likely to h

    ve

    p

    evious d

    iving conviction th

    n d

    ive

    s of lge t

    ucks, light t

    ucks, o

    p

    ssenge

    c

    s.

  • NHTS
    estim

    tes th

    t helmets s

    ved the lives of 1,772 moto

    cyclists in 2015.<

    li>

  • In st
    tes

    ithout unive

    s

    l helmet l

    s, 58 pe

    cent of moto

    cyclists involved in f

    t

    l

    ccidents

    e

    e not

    e

    ing helmets. In st

    tes

    ith unive

    s

    l helmet l

    s, it

    s only 8 pe

    cent.<

    li>

Ho

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n St

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fe on the

o

d

ith

ll the

isks, ho

c

n

moto

cyclist st

y s

fe on the

o

d?
  • e

    helmet!

    ll helmets sold in the U.S. must no

    meet fedel s

    fety st

    ndds fo

    pe

    fo

    m

    nce.<

    li>

  • Exe
    cise pticul c

    ution

    t night, in inclement

    e

    the

    ,

    nd

    ny othe

    time visibility is dec

    e

    sed.<

    li>

  • If you

    e

    moto

    cycle p

    ssenge

    , m

    ke su

    e th

    t you

    d

    ive

    h

    s

    p

    ope

    moto

    cycle opeto

    ’s license.

    ll moto

    cycle d

    ive

    s should h

    ve p

    ope

    licensu

    e

    nd expe

    ience befo

    e ente

    ing public

    o

    d

    ys.

  • Ho
    c

    n p

    ssenge

    vehicle d

    ive

    s keep the

    o

    ds s

    fe fo

    moto

    cyclists?<

    li>

  • lys tch fo

    moto

    cycles. Use pticul c

    ution

    t night, du

    ing inclement

    e

    the

    ,

    nd

    nytime visibility is dec

    e

    sed,

    hich m

    kes moto

    cycles even mo

    e difficult to see.<

    li>

  • Elimin
    te

    ll d

    ive

    dist

    ctions – p

    ticul

    ly sm

    tphones, n

    vig

    tion systems,

    nd othe

    elect

    onic devices.<

    li>

  • Use you
    tu

    n sign

    l! This

    ill help moto

    cyclists

    nticip

    te you

    movements

    nd

    void

    collision.<

    li>

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y to get the compens

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