Motorcycle Accident FAQs
How many people are injured or killed in motorcycle accidents? Astonishingly, nearly 2,000 motorcyclists die each year and approximately 50,000 are injured. Nearly 80% of all motorcycle accidents in the United States result in injury or death.
What it the main cause of death in these accidents? Head injuries are the main cause of death among motorcyclists. Unfortunately there is no barrier between your head and the ground, other than your helmet.
How can I protect myself as a motorcyclist? Ride defensively and be aware of your surroundings. Also, obey the laws and follow the speed limit. In addition to wearing a helmet, other safety gear, such as eye protection, gloves, appropriate footwear, leg guards and jackets can help reduce your risk of serious injury.