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Arizona Motorcycle Crash Facts & Figures


The Arizona Department of Transportation is always coming out with new data on motorcycle collisions. The reason for this is that there are thousands of motorcycle collisions each year resulting in serious injuries and many times fatal injuries. When you are involved in a motorcycle collision, it can be scary and you may be confused and frustrated on what your next steps are. It is always best to call an experienced AZ motorcycle accident attorneys to learn your rights and learn all the answers to your questions. The Husband & Wife Law Team is always here to help.

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Motorcycle Crashes: New Data Released from AZDOT June 4, 2014

  • 3,081 total crashes with motorcycles
  • 146 fatal crashes
  • 149 motorcycle riders killed
  • 2,461 injury crashes for motorcycle riders
  • 474 property damage only crashes
  • 2,344 urban crashes vs. 737 rural crashes
  • 90 fatal crashes from urban crashes
  • 56 fatal crashes from rural crashes

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Motorcycle Crash Data for Types of Motorcycle Crashes in Arizona

  • 1,350 motorcycle collisions with car accidents
  • 499 motorcycles overturning
  • 10 crashes with pedestrians
  • 7 crashes with pedacyclist
  • 31 crashes with animals
  • 319 collisions with a fixed object
  • 62 collisions with a non-fixed object
  • 2 explosions
  • 172 other collisions with parked vehicles, trains, railways, work zone equipment
  • 629 motorcycle crashes that causes are unknown

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Dealing with Insurance Companies After a Motorcycle Crash

If you have been in a motorcycle crash in Arizona, you may think the right thing to do is call the insurance company of the at-fault driver or even call your insurance company. We recommend that you first seek out the advice of an experienced Arizona personal injury lawyer. If you want to make sure you are fully protected and get the most fair settlement, it is important to make sure you know exactly what a motorcycle claim is all about.

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Free Case Review with The Husband & Wife Law Team

With all the motorcycle crashes in Arizona, you may be thinking to yourself what can a motorcycle injury lawyer do that you cannot do by yourself and that is a great question. Many times motorcycle riders are deemed at fault for the accident. Witnesses many times do not give full eye witness reports and then later can disappear. When you talk to an experienced lawyer, you will make sure that you are leaving no stone unturned.

By calling our office, you will know all your questions are being answered. We are here to help and are very involved in the motorcycle community. Our office has been helping motorcycle accident victims and their families since 1996. Attorney Mark Breyer and Alexis Breyer wrote the Arizona Motorcycle Book which is known for helping victims understanding their rights. Mark Breyer is also on the board of a prestigious motorcycle safety committee, AMSAF. We are here to help and offer absolutely free consultations.

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