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Motorcycle Activity Data

Motorcycle Activity Data

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Motorcycle Activity Data

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  1. Motorcycle Activity Data

  2. Motorcycle Activity Data • Motorcycle registrations • Motorcycle vehicle miles traveled • Uses of activity data • Calculate safety rates • Allocate funding • Determine roadway needs • Assess safety countermeasures • Develop legislation

  3. Estimates of Motorcycles Motorcycles registered or in Use (Millions)

  4. Sources of VMT data • Highway Statistics (FHWA) • National Household Travel Survey (NHTS) (FHWA) • Motorcycle/ATV Telephone Survey (MIC)

  5. Estimates of Motorcycle VMT

  6. Challenges of VMT Data Collection • Automatic traffic recorders • Need to identify motorcycles • Magnetic counters • Need to sense motorcycles • Manual counts • Labor intensive • Weekday vs. weekend travel • Self-reports • Rely on respondent

  7. Fatality Rates Using Activity Data

  8. Summary • Several uses for motorcycle activity data • Accuracy of data is critical • Continue momentum generated by FHWA Motorcycle Travel Symposium • Develop guidelines on collecting motorcycle registration and motorcycle VMT data