Motorcycle Antilock Braking Systems and Fatal Crash Rates: Updated Results

This report compares fatal crash rates, 2003-2019, for motorcycles with and without antilock braking systems (ABS). Sixty five motorcycle models (10 different types of motorcycle) were examined that offer both an ABS version and a non-ABS version. It was found that per 10,000 registered vehicles, ABS was associated with a 22% reduction in motorcycle driver fatal crash rates. Fatality rates per 10,000 registered vehicle years was 5.7 for ABS motorcycles compared with 7.4 for non-ABS motorcycles.


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 19p

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  • Accession Number: 01784473
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 2021 9:45AM