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Motorcycle Crashes in Southeast Michigan
There were 1,326 motorcycle crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2012 (up from 1,131 in 2011) and 52 fatalities. Motorcycle fatalities represent approximately 14 percent of all fatalities in 2012 for Southeast Michigan. Per mile traveled, the death rate for motorcyclist is nearly 40 times greater than for passenger car occupants. Approximately, 90 percent of motorcycle crashes result in injury or death in our region.

Southeast Michigan Motorcycle Crashes, 2010-2012

News and Updates
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month 

For more information about motorcycle safety, visit:
SEMCOG Traffic Crash Database
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center

Michigan Motorcycle Action Plan