Skip Repetitive Navigational Linksgational Links

Get Started Here!

Please login

News Articles

« Previous article


Thursday, January 29, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that motorcycle fatalities have dropped for the second year in a row, representing the largest drop in fatalities for any road user. According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, motorcycle fatalities for 2013 dropped from 4,986 to 4,668; and the 6.4% decrease was the largest percentage drop of all vehicle categories.

Fatal motorcycle crashes involving alcohol dropped by 117 deaths, or 8.3%, also the largest decrease in the category.

NHTSA also reported a drop in the number of injured motorcyclists from 93,000 to 88,000, a 5.4% drop, again the largest decrease in the category.

Motor vehicle fatalities overall decreased by 3.1% from 2012-2013 and injuries declined 2.1%.

« Previous Article