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SOURCE: NHTSA Fatality Analisys Reporting System (FARS) 1975-2015 FINAL AND 2016 ARF

PENNSYLVANIA (PA): Motorcycle Crash Fatality Data and Statistics

Section I: Who
(1) Total Motorcyclist Fatalities

(2) Total Motorcyclist Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average

(3) Motorcyclist Fatalities by Motorcycle Type

(4) Motorcyclist Fatalities by Motorcycle Driver Status, and Endorsement Compliance

Section II: Tactics
(5) Motorcycle Driver Fatalities: Comparing those with Valid Licenses, and Motorcycle Endorsements

(6) Motorcycle Driver Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average: Comparing those with Valid Licenses, and Motorcycle Endorsements

(7) Motorcyclist Fatalities: Comparing Helmeted and Unhelmeted

(8) Motorcyclist Fatalities: Comparing Single and Multiple Vehicle Fatal Crashes

Section III: Danger
(9) Comparing Motorcyclist to Passenger Vehicle Occupant Fatalities

(10) Occupant Danger: Motorcyclist’s Danger compared to Passenger Vehicle Occupant’s Danger

(11) Societal Danger: DangerOmeter Ranking relative to the other US States

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Chart: Total Motorcyclist Fatalities

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Chart: Total Motorcyclist Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average

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Table: Motorcyclist Fatalities by Motorcycle Type

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Table: Motorcyclist Fatalities by Motorcycle Driver License Status, and Endorsement Compliance

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Chart: Motorcycle Driver Fatalities: Comparing those with Valid Licenses, and Motorcycle Endorsements

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Chart: Motorcycle Driver Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average: Comparing those with Valid Licenses, and Motorcycle Endorsements

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Chart: Motorcyclist Fatalities: Comparing Helmeted and Unhelmeted

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Note that in fatal motorcycle crashes, the motorcycle is almost always the striking vehicle.

Chart: Motorcyclist Fatalities: Comparing Single and Multiple Vehicle Fatal Crashes

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Chart: Comparing Motorcyclist to Passenger Vehicle Occupant  Fatalities

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Due to the sensitivity of the measurements, the relative occupant danger is averaged over the entire USA. We conclude it is 38 times more dangerous to ride upon a motorcycle than ride in a car, mile for mile. Motorcyclists experience 38 times the danger that Passenger Vehicle Occupants experience.

Table: Occupant Danger: Motorcyclist's Danger compared to Passenger Vehicle Occupant's Danger

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PENNSYLVANIA RANKS 29TH OUT OF 50
Societal Danger: DangerOmeter Ranking relative to the other US States
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PENNSYLVANIA RANKS 29TH OUT OF 50.
2016 DangerOmeter Sorted By Passenger Vehicle Danger

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