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Statistics

Crash Research

252 people were killed on Victoria's roads in 2015, of these, 30 were riders and passengers of motorcycles, representing 12% of the 2015 road toll. Here you will find statistics for motorcyclist deaths in 2015 and claims involving hospital admissions for the year 2014/2015.

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Crash Location

In 2015, close to four in ten (37%) of all motorcycle fatalities occurred in regional Victoria; while only 25% of the Victorian population lives outside of the Melbourne metropolitan area. Here you will find statistics for motorcycle deaths and serious injuries on Victorian metro and regional roads.

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Crash Type

In 2015, 30 motorcyclists were killed. Of these fatalities, 33% were single vehicle crashes and, of those, 30% occurred on a road with a 100km/h+ speed limit. Here you will find information on crash types by speed zone, location and crash type.

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Age and Gender

In 2015, there were 30 motorcyclist fatalities; and in 2014/2015, 1,094 motorcycle riders were compensated by the TAC for injuries involving an acute hospital admission. Of these, 47% of motorcycle riders killed in 2015 and 46% of those hospitalised in 2014/2015 were aged over 40. Here you will find 2015 statistics on motorcycle fatalities and serious injury claims for males and females.

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Hospital Claims

In 2014/2015 there were 1,094 claims for motorcyclists involving hospital admission. Here you will find the breakdown of these claims by: gender, age, location and time.

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Motorcycle on-road report

Here you will find the 2014 research report on TAC clients who have been injured on-road while riding a motorcycle. The research aims to better understand factors contributing to a crash and the difference between those injured in an on-road and off-road crash.

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Motorcycle off-road report

Similar to the on-road report, this research aims to better understand factors contributing to a crash and the difference between those injured in an on-road and off-road crash.

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Motorcycle Monitor

Here you will find information, from the 2015 study, about motorcycle riders including their attitudes towards road safety and behaviour while riding. 800 motorcycle licence holders completed the survey in 2015.

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