Saturday, July 2, 2011

Motorcycle Fatality Facts

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued its 2009 report on motorcycle fatality facts. has reviewed the report. Here's an excerpt from their report:

    "Motorcycle fatalities only represent about a fifth of all fatalities on the road. In 2009, there were 23,437 fatalities involving passenger vehicles. But that doesn't mean that motorcycles are a safer way to travel. If you look at the amount of miles traveled, the government estimates that motorcycle deaths are 37 times more likely to occur." --

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