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Statement on Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

150 150 Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, an annual event to focus on reducing the persistent death and injury toll due to motorcycle crashes.  In 2020, the number of motorcycle riders killed, 5,579, was the largest in a single year since data collection began in 1975.  This was also an alarming 11 percent increase from 2019 and accounted for 14 percent of all roadway deaths. 

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