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Washington (WA): Motorcycle Crash Fatality Data and Statistics

Section I: Who
(1a) Motorcyclist Fatalities, Annual

(1b) Motorcyclist Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average

(2a) Fatal Motorcycle Crashes, Annual

(2b) Fatal Motorcycle Crashes, 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

Effectiveness can be evaluated by charting the appropriate Historical Annual Motorcyclist Fatality Counts. Over the long term, if the tactic is effective, the appropriate count will trend down.

Source: NHTSA FATALITY ANALYSIS REPORTING SYSTEM (FARS) 1975-2015 FINAL AND 2016 ARF

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Chart: Total Motorcyclist Fatalities

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Chart: Total Motorcyclist Fatalities, 5 Year Rolling Average

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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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Washington RANKS 24TH OUT OF 50
Societal Danger: DangerOmeter Ranking relative to the other US States
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Washington RANKS 24TH OUT OF 50.
2016 DangerOmeter Sorted By Passenger Vehicle Danger

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