What is the safest time of day to ride a motorcycle?
What is the safest time of day to ride a motorcycle?

What time of day do most motorcycle accidents occur?

According to crash statistics collected by the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration), the majority of fatal motorcycle accidents occur on weekend nights between the hours of 3 PM and Midnight.

What is the best time to ride a motorcycle?

The fewest fatal accidents occurred between 3 and 6 a.m. weekdays (100 motorcyclists killed, or 3.7% or weekday totals) and 6 to 9 a.m. weekends (66 deaths, 2.6%). Motorcyclists are more likely to die in accidents after drinking on weekends than on weekdays.

How many miles can I ride my motorcycle in a day?

Generally, most experienced motorcycle riders can handle about 300 miles on a daily average.

What state has the most motorcycle fatalities?

At least eight of the ten states in which the most motorcycle fatalities occurred are traditionally southern or somewhat southern states. Topping the list are Mississippi, Texas, South Carolina, Florida, and Arizona. Mississippi had the highest rate of fatalities, at 14.22 fatalities per 10,000 registered motorcycles.

What type of motorcycle gets into the most accidents?

The Most Dangerous Motorcycles

  • Cruisers: As much as 50% of the motorcycles on the road today are classified as motorcycle cruisers.
  • Street bikes: Street bikes also account for a larger number of motorcycle accidents.
  • MX/Enduro Motorcycles: MX motorcycles are designed to go off-track.

Where do most motorcycle accidents take place?

Intersections. One of the most common locations for motorcycle accidents is at an intersection. According to the NHTSA, nearly half of all motorcycle accidents occur at traffic intersections. Intersections require everyone to pay close attention to determine the right-of-way.