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Some Important Statistics on Motorcycle Accidents — They May Surprise You

By the Numbers
8 Million Riders: Motorcycle ridership is at an all-time high in the United States with more than 8 million registered motorcycles on the roads in 2010. Source: State Motor-Vehicle Registrations, U.S. Department of Transportation

1,829 Lives Saved: Motorcycle helmets saved 1,829 lives in 2008. An estimated 823 lives could have been saved if all motorcyclists had been wearing helmets. Source: Motorcycle Facts (download), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

25 Times Cars: Per vehicle mile traveled in 2009, motorcyclists were 25 times more likely to die in a crash than the occupant of an automobile. Source: Motorcycle Q&A, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety