It’s not difficult to understand the appeal of motorcycles. They hold a romantic image in our minds of hitting the road and experiencing a certain level of freedom. Plus, there are the practical benefits of being able to skip through a lot of traffic and the easy parking doesn’t hurt, either.

But part of that romantic image associated with motorcycles is an element of danger. Motorcycles are often driven at high speed and, without the extra protection of a steel car around you, the damage that can be caused to motorcycle drivers in a crash can be far more serious.

So, here is everything you need to know about motorcycle accidents, from mortality rates to high-risk times and scenarios out on the open road.

Motorcycle Accident Infographic

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