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Motorcycle Safety – Updated Knowledge

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Among the most important risk factors for motorcyclists are high speed and young riders, while drunk riding is not a common problem. A new report contains updated versions of five chapters of the Handbook of Road Safety Measures about motorcycle safety. Literature studies were conducted with...

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Less-sharp Guardrails Can Save Motorcyclists

Guardrail crash test with motorcycle
Crash tests involving motorcycles and guardrails have been conducted in Sweden for the first time. The results are striking – motorcyclists can look forward to safer guardrails, as demonstrated by four crash tests that the Folksam insurance company has funded at the VTI crash safety...

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Greater Risk for Motorcyclists in Intersections and on Small Roads

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Deaths and severe injuries of motorcyclists occur more often in urban areas, in intersections and on smaller roads than is the case for car drivers. A VTI study reveals where and how severely motorcyclists are being injured. Calculations for 2011 and 2012 show that, in the April–October...

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