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Appendix B: In-Depth Investigation of Motorcycle Crashes Table of ContentsHomenhtsa

Appendix A
Factors That Have Changed Since the Hurt Report

Appendix B
In-Depth Investigation of Motorcycle Crashes

Appendix C
Objectives of the Common Methodology

Appendix D
Scope of Services Typically Provided for in Legislation Authorizing Motorcycle Safety Programs

Appendix E
State Motorcycle Safety Program Assessments

Appendix F
Examples of Rider Education & Training Curricula

Appendix G
State Operator Licensing Requirements

Appendix H
Elements of a Typical Graduated License System for Motorcyclists

Appendix I
State Motorcycle Equipment Requirements

Appendix J
State Insurance Requirements

Data Collected On-Scene:

Vehicle data

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), manufacturer, model, and cubic displacement
Mechanical factors data, motorcycle and other vehicles
Crash or injury related cause factors
Motorcycle pre-crash motions
Other vehicle pre-crash motions
Motorcycle crash motions
Other vehicle crash motions
Motorcycle post-crash motions
Associate vehicle injury sources
Contribution of design or maintenance defects to crash or injury causation
Vehicle speed for motorcycle and other vehicle
Motorcycle lighting; headlamps, running lights, etc.
Crash fire causes and burn injuries

Crash scene, environment
• Crash scene data
• Roadway motorcycle was traveling
• Roadway other vehicle was traveling
• Traffic and controls
• Verify crash configuration
• Preview crash cause factors
• Collision contribution of weather, view obstructions
• Collision contribution of roadway conditions and defects

Human factors, injury causation
• Rider background data
• Rider training and licensing
• Rider motorcycle experience, street and off-highway
• Collision avoidance performance
• Other vehicle driver background data
• Passenger contribution to crash causation
• Alcohol and drug involvement
• Detailed helmet analysis

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