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MOTORCYCLE SAFETY

INTRODUCTION

In 2020 – 61 motorcyclists died on Oklahoma roadways.

Here are the facts: 

  • Per miles traveled, motorcyclists are 29 times more likely to die in a crash.

  • 30% of crash fatalities were caused by motorcyclists driving without a valid motorcycle license.

  • NHTSA estimates that helmets saved the lives of 1,872 motorcyclists in 2017.

  • In Oklahoma alone, 62% of motorcycle fatalities were caused by drivers not wearing a helmet.

 

It’s easy to do better. By working to do these simple steps before getting on your motorcycle, you can protect yourself, other drivers and your loved ones. Remember, It’s Not Just About You

 

  • Always make sure to obey traffic lights, signs, speed limits and lane markings.

  • Check all aspects of your motorcycle before your ride.  

  • Wear your helmet, and make sure it’s the right size too.  

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Experienced riders know local traffic laws - and they don't take risks.

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Share the Road

Motorcycle safety means looking twice. Remember to share the road.

MOTORCYCLE SAFETY RESOURCES

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