Motorcycle Crash Statistics
As motorcyclists take to the roadways in the spring and summer months, it’s important for all motorists to be extra cautious and check blind spots before merging. We urge all motorcyclists to wear helmets and drive responsibly to avoid accidents and injuries. If you have been injured in a bike accident, contact our RI motorcycle accident lawyers today for a free consultation.
- Motorcyclists are 35 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident than drivers of passenger cars.
- 11% of all roadway accidents in the US involve motorcycles. (NHTSA)
- In 2012, 4,957 motorcyclists were killed and another 93,000 were injured in accidents in the US.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration