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There were 4,274,784 licensed drivers in Missouri in 2017, the last year for which full statistical data is available. That same year, there were 138,294 registered motorcycles in the Show Me State. According to crash data provided by the Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP), there were 47,977 accidents...
There are more than 600,000 licensed motorcycles in Illinois. There are 8,529,404 licensed drivers in our state. There were 162 motorcycle accidents in Illinois in 2017, the last year for which full and reliable data is available. That same year, motorcycle accidents accounted for 14.3% of all...
Spring is almost upon us and, as the weather turns warmer, the reappearance of motorcycles is inevitable. When sharing the road with motorcycles, extra care needs to be taken. Remember, motorcyclists do not have any of the vehicular protections offered by cars, trucks, and SUVs. Oftentimes all that...
AAA projects 54.3 million people will travel more than 50 miles to celebrate this upcoming Thanksgiving, marking a 4.8% increase over last year. Of the total number, 48.5 million people are expected to travel by car to their destination, placing 2.5 million more vehicles on the road than last year’...
These Illinois motorcycle accident statistics highlight how frequently fatal motorcycle accidents occur in the state and, in some cases, why they take place. Last year, 148 motorcycle riders in Illinois were killed in traffic accidents, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT)...
Safety tips for preventing motorcycle accidents include wearing helmets and protective gear, not riding after drinking and following all traffic laws. Although you can’t control the actions of other drivers, knowing how to ride defensively can help you minimize the chances of getting into...
Missouri cellphone laws for drivers are among the more lax such laws in the U.S., as they only stipulate a texting ban for drivers who are 21 or younger. Cellphone bans for drivers vary dramatically from state to state, with some states fully banning the use of hand-held cellphones for all drivers...