Motorcycle involvement in crashes is becoming a national priority. Motorcycle traffic crashes are up and affecting older riders more than any other group. The age of riders and fatalities has been increasing during the past two decades. In the past, most fatalities came from the ages of 18 to 34. Now, most motorcycle related fatalities are occurring among the 35 to 64 year old group.
- Reduce the five-year average number of motorcyclist fatalities from 30 in 2010 to 23 by 2015.
- Reduce the five-year average number of motorcyclist fatalities and incapacitating injuries from 192 in 2010 to 149 by 2015.
- Reduce the five-year average number of fatalities for motorcyclists not wearing helmets from 18 in 2010 to 14 by 2015.
State Highway Traffic Safety Section