Motorcycle Accident Statistics

Motorcycle Accident Statistics

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

  • Motorcycle accidents accounted for 13 percent of all traffic fatalities in 2015.
  • The number of motorcycle accident fatalities per year has doubled since 1997.
  • 4,693 motorcyclists were killed in the US in 2015.
  • 1,938 of these individuals were not wearing helmets. That’s almost 40 percent.
  • An estimated 81,200 motorcycle accident injuries occurred in 2015.
  • In California, 462 motorcyclists died in 2015. Only 22 of them were not wearing helmets.

Motorcycle accidents are most common in summer, on weekends, and after 6 pm.

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