Nearly three decades ago, one of the most comprehensive studies into the cause and effect relationship of motorcycle accidents was published. While this study might be old, the research findings still ring true today and provide insight into preventing deadly Arizona motorcycle accidents.
The Hurt study was published in 1981, after researcher Harry Hurt of the University of Southern California received funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The team of researchers thoroughly investigated just about every aspect of 900 motorcycle accidents.
Here are the findings:
Some of the key lessons that can be taken away from this study include the fact that both motorists and motorcyclists need to be aware of their surroundings. They need to look out for other vehicles and stay focused on the driving task at hand. When entering an intersection, extra precaution should be taken.
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