Motorcyclists 21 times more likely to be injured than car driver

Drive 22/01/2018

The rising number of motorbike deaths and injuries has prompted a call for urgent action.

On average, the risk of being killed or injured in road crashes is 21 times higher for motorcyclists than for car drivers over the same distance travelled.

Clive Matthew-Wilson, editor of the car review website Dog & Lemon says it’s time to restrict access to motorbikes or make retesting compulsory for riders who have not owned a motorbike in the previous two years.

Clive Matthew-Wilson joined Stephen McIvor on RadioLIVE Drive.

Listen to the full interview with Clive Matthew-Wilson above.

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