How much do you know about the riding risks of your home state? Take a look at these Oklahoma motorcycle accident statistics and find out:
Caution on the (not so) open road
An alarming 38 percent of serious motorcycle accidents occur on city streets — rather than highways, interstates, or county roads — and 28 percent of fatal crashes, both the most of any road type.
The speeding factor
More than 1 out of every 4 fatal or serious motorcycle crashes in Oklahoma is caused by riders cruising at unsafe speeds. Follow the posted limits to greatly increase your safety on 2 wheels.
Don't drink and ride
Roughly 11 percent of fatal and serious motorcycle accidents involve riders under the influence of alcohol.
Cushion your cranium
Two out of every 3 riders in fatal accidents in Oklahoma aren't wearing a helmet. Don't believe the myths behind helmets — they're the single most important piece of safety gear at your disposal.