Frequently Cited Factors In Fatal Illinois Motorcycle Accidents

In the last post (“2014 Statistics Concerning Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Accidents“) various statistics regarding fatal Illinois motorcycle crashes were summarized. Another aspect of the startseeingmotorcycles.org report cited in the last post had to do with the most-frequently cited “driver-related” factors, outside of alcohol-related crashes, in 2014 fatal motorcycle accidents.  According to the report, these factors …

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2014 Statistics Concerning Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has published a document in its startseeingmotorcycles.org site titled “2014 Motorcycle Fatalities – Quick Facts.” (pdf) This document provides various details as to the 118 Illinois motorcycle accident deaths in 2014, a decrease of more than 22% from the 152 deaths in 2013.  [note:  the 118 deaths were from 116 fatal motorcycle accidents, …

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Illinois Fatal Motorcycle Crash Statistics

In the last post (“Illinois Motorcycle Season Safety“) an Illinois Department of Transportation news release was highlighted.  Various safety tips and related discussion were featured from the release, which was titled ““Motorcycle Season Revs Up, Riders Urged to “Gear Up-Ride Smart.” (pdf) In this news release, various statistics regarding Illinois motorcycle accidents, as well as …

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Motorcycle Loss Of Control As An Accident Cause

Many different factors can pose risks to Illinois motorcyclists.  On this site, many motorcycle accident statistics are cited – both for Illinois as well as nationally – and various motorcycle rider safety issues are also discussed. In the January 30, 2015 Bloomberg article titled “Motorcycle Control Loss Largest Crash Cause, Study Finds,” a study by …

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Year 2013 U.S. Motorcycle Crash Fatalities And Injuries Statistics

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recently released statistics regarding 2013 motor vehicle crashes.   This document is titled “2013 Motor Vehicle Crashes:  Overview” (pdf) and is dated December 2014. Among the statistics in this document is the number of people killed and injured in motorcycle crashes.  As seen in Table 2 (page …

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