Fatal and serious road crashes involving motorcycles

Motorcycle usage is increasing in Australia, and the numbers of serious crashes are also rising. This report analyses recent data on fatal and serious motorcycle crashes. Time trends are shown and comparisons made across road user groups, crash type and national and international jurisdictions. Analysis of the crashes includes road-type, weather, and main contributory factors. Analysis of rider characteristics include age, and helmet use. In addition to fatal crashes, included are tabulations of non-fatal crashes where a motorcyclist was seriously injured.

Type: Research and Analysis Report

Sub Type: ATSB Monograph

Topics: Crash data, Fatality, Injury, Motorcycle

Publication Date: 02/05/08