Common Reasons for Motorcycle Collisions
The single most dangerous situation for motorcyclists occurs when cars are making left-hand turns, and make up for over 42% of all accidents between a motorcycle and car. It is most often reported that the turning car strikes the motorcycle when the motorcycle is going straight through an intersection
passing the car, going straight through an intersection, or trying to overtake the car.
Recent studies from the Highway Loss Data Institute report indicate that supersport motorcycles had the highest relative overall collision losses when compared with nine other motorcycle classes.
Based on collision coverage results for 2011 to 2015 model motorcycles insured under private passenger motorcycle policies, relative overall losses for super sport models were indexed at 352, compared with 100 for all motorcycles.