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Motorcyclists' behaviour and accidents

Elliott, M.A. and Sexton, B.F. and Keating, S. (2003) Motorcyclists' behaviour and accidents. In: Behavioural Research in Road Safety 2003. Department for Transport, London, pp. 139-152. ISBN 1 904763 00 6

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Abstract

Despite only accounting for 1% of traffic, motorcyclists make up 19% of deaths on Britain's roads. Various campaigns encourage new motorcyclists to wear protective clothing and take up further training. This research focuses on motorcyclists' behaviour and accidents.