Remember these stats are loaded with the sport bike crowd and the crazy stunt guys, both of whom drive recklessly (in general), and can inflate these numbers. Not to say all is well if you drive safer but the statistics for young riders with 180 HP and no brains have biased these numbers.Interesting - especially the fatalities per 100 million miles. Almost 40 times more for bikes.
– Ernst Jünger: „The worker'“, § 30, 1932Indeed, traffic has become a kind of moloch that divores a sum of victims year in, year out, as it can only be measured by standards of war. These casualties occur in a morally neutral zone; the way they are being perceived by the public is of statistical nature.