More bikers are getting killed on the road. “This trend is very troubling,” said NTSB member Debbie Hersman, who chaired a two-day forum on motorcycle safety that began Tuesday. “The number of fatalities is outpacing the increase in ridership.”
Motorcycle accidents involved dramatically different considerations that run of the mill motor vehicle accidents. Riding is different than driving. Jury perception of motorcyclists is different than automobile drivers.