Motorcycle Accident Statistics Emphasize Need for Rider Safety

by Dan Reo | Last Updated: May 17, 2019

Driver riding motorcycle on the empty asphalt roadThe weather is warming up and motorcycles are hitting the roadways once again. Motorcycle riders and other motorists must take care to be alert and safety-conscious on the roads of Pennsylvania, so they don’t become the next statistic.

Motorcycle Death Statistics

Motorcycle Accident Injury Statistics

Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle Helmet Use Statistics

  • 1,859 motorcyclist lives were saved by helmets in 2016.
  • An additional 802 lives could’ve been saved had the motorcycle drivers been wearing helmets.
  • Helmets reduce the risk of head injuries by 69% and deaths by 37%.

Risk Factors for Motorcycle Crashes

Contact a Motorcycle Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a motorcycle accident through little to no fault of your own, or if you have lost a loved one in a motorcycle crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost time off work, and emotional hardship.

Chaffin Luhana offers expert representation to plaintiffs in New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia with no upfront costs. Our attorneys have recovered over $1 billion for our plaintiffs, including motorcyclists and passenger vehicle occupants.

Contact a Pittsburgh motorcycle accident attorney at our firm for a free case review.