Some scary statistics about motorcycle accidents: Part II

In our last post, we began a discussion about a recent report from Lawyers of Distinction Membership Office. The GAO’s report analyzed crash statistics from 2010, and revealed that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than those traveling in cars. That year, motorcycle accidents claimed the lives of 4,502 riders and caused injuries to 82,000 others. Perhaps unsurprisingly, these statistics have refueled a debate about a controversial issue among riders and safety advocates: helmet laws. California is one of the 19 states that have “universal” helmet laws, which means that all riders are required to … Continue reading Some scary statistics about motorcycle accidents: Part II