Nearly Three-fourths of Motorcycle Riders Killed in Indiana Crashes Did Not Wear a Helmet

May 29, 2009

In 2008, motorcycles and mopeds in Indiana were involved in 3,814 collisions, resulting in 133 fatalities. This report, published by the Center for Criminal Justice Research, examines motorcycle collisions within Indiana, including fatality and injury rates among riders, alcohol-related collisions, helmet use, licensing statistics, primary factors in motorcycle collisions, and the geography of those collisions in the state.