There are over 160,000 registered motorcycles in Massachusetts.
2,017 motorcycle accidents occured in 2016 resulting in 1,635 injuries and 42 deaths.
Roughly 80% of all motorcycle accidents result in serious injury or death each year.
Massachusetts motorcyclists account for 1 out of every 7 traffic deaths.
Alcohol is a factor in at least 30% of all motorcycle crashes.
Top causes of motorcycle accidents
Riding a motorcycle increases your risk of death 36% over drivers of other vehicles.
Roughly 90% of MA bikers wear helmets while riding (a higher percentage than the national average).
Most dangerous cities (total accidents)
Wear a helmet while riding
Obey traffic laws
Don’t ride after drinking
Never ride without a license
Watch for road obstacles
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