Time to get the motorcycle out..
Posted by Charles Waisbren on May 21, 2016 at 4:26 PM
Motorcycles are fun and fuel efficient. That’s not news to anyone who’s ridden one. But neither is the fact that they’re also way more dangerous than a car. The cold reality is that motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than people in a car.
The numbers are even scarier for older riders, (present company included) who are increasingly taking up or returning to motorcycling after many years. Because of slower reflexes, weaker eyesight, more brittle bones, and other disadvantages, riders over 60 years old are three times more likely to be hospitalized after a crash than younger ones. Read this link to brush up about motorcycle safety.