Motorcycle: Is it dangerous? Riding a motorcycle is one of the most thrilling activities. However, risky and can put you in danger. An accident is beyond our control, but we can minimize the risk. According to the National Highway Safety Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA), 4,976 people were killed in the United States while riding a motorcycle in 2015. This number is up from 8.3 percent from 2014. The report was taken based on 8.6 million private and commercial bikes on the road in 2015. That means compared to passenger cars, motorcycles are more prone to accidents. Risk Factors To name a few, things like bad … [Read more...] about How dangerous are motorcycles?