Idaho State Police reported drugs involved in motorcycle accident in Idaho Falls. A motorcyclist reportedly lost control of the bike on an on-ramp of Interstate 15 Monday morning. Fortunately, no other vehicles were involved in this motorcycle accident. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital for injury evaluation. After being released from the hospital, the motorcyclist was taken into custody with drug charges pending.
Statistics for Drugs Involved in Motorcycle Accident
Summer is the perfect time to save money on gas by riding a motorcycle. Unfortunately, with more motorcycles out on the road also means more motorcycle accidents, motorcycle accident injuries and motorcycle accident deaths or wrongful deaths. Here are a few statistics regarding motorcycle accidents in the United States.
- One out of three motorcycle accidents involved a motorcyclist under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- An estimated 1,829 motorcyclists survived a motorcycle accident simply by wearing a helmet in 2008 according to the estimates of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
- Thirty-five percent of fatal motorcycle accident involved speeding.
- NHTSA estimates you are 37 times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than in a car accident.
- You are nine times more likely to be injured in a motorcycle accident than a car accident according to NHTSA.
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