- In multiple-vehicle accidents, two-thirds of crashes are caused by another vehicle violating the motorcyclist’s right-of-way.
- The main cause of motorcycle accidents is when a motorist does not see a motorcyclist before a collision or does not see a motorcyclist early enough to avoid a collision.
- Approximately 75% of motorcycle accidents involve a collision with another vehicle.
- Intersections are the most likely place for a motorcycle accident.
- Fuel system leaks are present in approximately 62% of motorcycle accidents after the crash, which poses a much greater risk of fire that is not present in other types of motor vehicle accidents.
- A typical motorcycle accident allows the biker less than two seconds to complete all collision avoidance action.
- Ninety-eight percent of multiple-vehicle accidents and 96% of single-vehicle accidents result in some kind of injury to the motorcyclist, and 45% results in more than a minor injury.
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