Motorcycle crash facts
Last updated on
4/02/2013 6:55 a.m.
Motorcycle Crash Facts 2012 contains the latest summary of motorcycle crash data including graphs and tables.
Motorcyclists face a number of risk factors that do not affect car drivers. The main risk factors are decreased stability and a much lower level of occupant protection than is provided by a car. In addition, a motorcycle is less visible to other road users than a car or a truck. These factors together give motorcycling a higher level of risk per kilometre travelled than other modes of transport.
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