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For motorcyclists

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Each year about 33 motorcycle crashes in Marrickville are reported to the police. The injured motorcyclists are most likely to be male (82%) and aged between 26 and 39 years (50%).

Most motorcycle crashes in the area involve a collision with another vehicle (82%). Intersections are the location of almost three quarters (73%) of all motorcycle crashes in Marrickville, over half of these intersection crashes take place at t-junctions.

Seventy five percent (75%) of all intersection crashes were due to the action of the other vehicle.

Figure 1. Key vehicle in motorcycle crashes in Marrickville 2000-2004.

Figure 1. Key vehicle in motorcycle crashes in Marrickville 2000-2004

Table: Roads with highest number of motorcycle crashes over past 5 years
 
RoadAverage crashes per yearTotal
Princes 6 29
Great Western 3 12
New Canterbury 3 12
Crystal 2 10
Enmore 2 8
Marrickville 1 7
Addison 1 6
Stanmore 1 6
Other roads   75
All roads 33 165