Motorcycle Safety and accident statistics
(takes a long time to perfect stats that’s why they say 2006, just add on a few more for 2007 this information is gathered from http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/)
25% of fatalities from motorcycles from 2002 to 2006 the driver did not have a valid motorcycle license.
4800 people were killed in 2006 on motorcycles, 42000 total vehicle fatalities.
125 thousand motorcyclists have lost their life since 1966
Motorcycle riders make up 2.4 % of registered vehicles
There are 3 motorcycles per 100 people in the USA
Over 6 million motorcycles are on the road in the USA.
Average owner is 40 Years Old!
Almost 50 percent of fatalities were because of no helmet.
Almost 50 perfect of fatalities were because of speeding.
Almost 50 percent of fatality’s were because of alcohol in their system!
Highways with a barrier cause 291 deaths
70% of fatalities occur on undivided roadways
3 out of 100,000 people die in the 20-29 age range on a bike, 10 total of all ages per 100,000 people.
From 21 to 29 1,041 died in 2006 RIP!
500 people our age had alcohol in system, 541 died from speeding.
7 per 100,000 people in the USA die on motorcycles, each year it goes up, but so does number of riders.
2.8 million registered bikes back like in 97 almost 6 million now!
Be safe out there!