Connecticut Motorcycle Facts
During 2016 there was an 8% increase in motorcycle crashes from 2015 on Connecticut roadways.
In 2015, there were 2,634 motorcycle collisions in Connecticut, with 54 crashes resulting in a fatality. In 2016, there were 2,849 motorcycle collisions with 48 resulting in a fatality.
The following statistics are according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA):
- Based on vehicle miles traveled, motorcyclist fatalities occurred 26 times more frequently than passenger car occupant fatalities.
- Motorcycle riders killed in traffic crashes at night were almost four times more frequently alcohol-impaired than those killed during the day.