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A Motorcycle Crash Course Some Motorcycle Accident Facts

There are a lot of reasons why motorcycles wreck, but the majority of accidents are caused by one of three reasons. If we as bikers can understand these three reasons we can protect ourselves on the road from many of the hazards that await.

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The Number One Reason For Motorcycles Crashes:

Some two-thirds of all motorcycle accidents involve another vehicle, and most often a car.

The Number Two Reason For Motorcycle Crashes:

Around a quarter of motorcycle accidents are single vehicle incidents where the rider hits an obstacle in the road.

The Number Three Reason For Motorcycles Crashes:

Vehicle failure, while it’s only responsible for less than three percent of motorcycle accidents, is something you can prevent.

Five Quick Motorcycle Accident Facts:

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