Motorcyclist deaths occurred 27 times more frequently than fatalities in other vehicles, based on 2014 fatal crash data. To keep motorcyclists safe, we urge everyone to share the road and be alert, and we’re reminding motorcyclists to make themselves visible, to use DOT-compliant motorcycle helmets, and to always ride sober.
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MOTORCYCLE CRASH STATISTICS FOR 2016:
Crashes: 4,235 Deaths: 200 Injuries: 3,513
-The highest age group of riders for death and injury in 2016 were ages 46-50 where the number killed was 25, 12.5% and the number injured was 369, 10.5%.
-Of the 200 deaths in Ohio in 2016, 135 of those riders were not wearing helmets.