Sunday, April 25, 2010

Older Riders More At Risk In Motorcycle Accidents

Old age and treachery might win out over youth and enthusiasm, but they’re not much good in a motorcycle crash, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center:

"We made the clinical observation that older patients —people in their 50's, 60's and even 70's—were being injured on motorcycles with increasing frequency," said Mark Gestring, M.D., director of the trauma program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. "We wanted to see if this observation was true on a national level and we found that it was."

Read the entire report here.

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