100 Of The Most Dangerous Roads In America

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Sep 162010
 

I recently came across an article listing the 100 most dangerous stretches of road in the country.  Below you will find a link to the original article, as well as a quick look at the 30 worst offenders.  I know that two roads I ride regularly are in the top 15.  How about you?

Love, Respect, and Ride Safe!

ArtBiker (the now wearing a helmet come hell or high water ArtBiker)

The Daily Beast

#1, I-95 Florida

2004-2008 In-state miles: 382.15
Fatal accidents: 662
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.73
Total fatalities: 765

#2, I-76 New Jersey

2004-2008 In-state miles: 3.04 
Fatal accidents: 5
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.64
Total fatalities: 6

#3, I-4 Florida

2004-2008 In-state miles: 132.39 
Fatal accidents: 209
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.58
Total fatalities: 234

#4, I-15 California

2004-2008 In-state miles: 287.26
Fatal accidents: 437
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.52
Total fatalities: 506

#5, I-10 California

2004-2008 In-state miles: 242.54
Fatal accidents: 341
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.41
Total fatalities: 387

#6, I-59 Louisiana

2004-2008 In-state miles: 11.48
Fatal accidents: 16
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.40
Total fatalities: 16

#7, I-94 Illinois

2004-2008 In-state miles: 61.53
Fatal accidents: 85
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.38 
Total fatalities: 89

#8, I-93 Massachusetts

2004-2008 In-state miles: 47.07
Fatal accidents: 61
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.30
Total fatalities: 67

#9, I-95 Delaware

2004-2008 In-state miles: 23.43
Fatal accidents: 29
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.24
Total fatalities: 30

#10, I-55 Tennessee

2004-2008 In-state miles: 12.28
Fatal accidents: 15
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.22
Total fatalities: 16

#11, I-12 Louisiana

2004-2008 In-state miles: 85.59
Fatal accidents: 102
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.20
Total fatalities: 124

#12, I-81 West Virginia

2004-2008 In-state miles: 26
Fatal accidents: 30
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.15
Total fatalities: 34

#13, I-35 Texas

2004-2008 In-state miles: 504.15
Fatal accidents: 579
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.15
Total fatalities: 659

#14, I-45 Texas

2004-2008 In-state miles: 284.91
Fatal accidents: 325
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.14
Total fatalities: 388

#15, I-75 Florida

2004-2008 In-state miles: 470.88
Fatal accidents: 536
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.14
Total fatalities: 626

#16, I-80 California

2004-2008 In-state miles: 199.24
Fatal accidents: 220
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.10
Total fatalities: 258

#17, I-64 Missouri

2004-2008
In-state miles: 14.69 Fatal accidents: 16 Fatal accidents per mile: 1.07
Total fatalities: 17

#18, I-10 Arizona

2004-2008 In-state miles: 392.33
Fatal accidents: 419
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.07
Total fatalities: 518

#19, I-95 New Jersey

2004-2008 In-state miles: 97.76
Fatal accidents: 103
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.05
Total fatalities: 117

#20, I-80 New Jersey

2004-2008 In-state miles: 68.35
Fatal accidents: 72
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.05
Total fatalities: 78

#21, I-17 Arizona

2004-2008 In-state miles: 145.76
Fatal accidents: 152
Fatal accidents per mile: 1.04
Total fatalities: 164

#22, I-10 Louisiana

2004-2008 In-state miles: 274.42
Fatal accidents: 270
Fatal accidents per mile: .98
Total fatalities: 318

#23, I-95 Maryland

2004-2008 In-state miles: 110.01
Fatal accidents: 107
Fatal accidents per mile: .97
Total fatalities: 120

#24, I-H1 Hawaii

2004-2008 In-state miles: 27.16
Fatal accidents: 26
Fatal accidents per mile: .96
Total fatalities: 31

#25, I-15 Nevada

2004-2008 In-state miles: 123.77
Fatal accidents: 117
Fatal accidents per mile: .95
Total fatalities: 141

#26, I-85 Georgia

2004-2008 In-state miles: 179.9
Fatal accidents: 163
Fatal accidents per mile: .91
Total fatalities: 191

#27, I-10 Mississippi

2004-2008 In-state miles: 77.19
Fatal accidents: 68
Fatal accidents per mile: .88
Total fatalities: 82

#28, I-91 Connecticut

2004-2008 In-state miles: 58
Fatal accidents: 51
Fatal accidents per mile: .88
Total fatalities: 56

#29, I-75 Georgia

2004-2008 In-state miles: 355.11
Fatal accidents: 311
Fatal accidents per mile: .88
Total fatalities: 357

#30, I-78 New Jersey

2004-2008 In-state miles: 67.83
Fatal accidents: 58
Fatal accidents per mile: .86
Total fatalities: 67

MSF Wants Women! How About This Pick-Up Line?

 American Motorcycle, Press Release  Comments Off on MSF Wants Women! How About This Pick-Up Line?
Oct 122009
 

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) asked people to submit slogans for promoting women in motorcycling and encouraging them to take a MSF course. They have selected the best 10, and they want you to vote for the best one. The top three winners will receive gift certificate prizes from Whitehorse Gear: 1st Place is $599, 2nd Place is $400 and 3rd Place is$300. Vote for your fave, and help spread the love.

You have until October 15th to vote. The top 10 slogans are; 

  1. Real Divas Ride Smart
  2. New Rider, New Skills, New Confidence, New Friends, New Woman
  3. A good foundation isn’t just for your face
  4. Save a marriage, let a professional teach you to ride. MSF saving marriages since 1973.
  5. Mom taught me about life … MSF taught me about riding
  6. Your curves look better when trained. Take an MSF class!
  7. Unleash your Inner Biker Chic! Take A MSF Course Today!
  8. Women on motorcycles are positive female “roll” models. Strike a pose!
  9. MSF RiderCourse, a women’s ignition to confidence, independence and inspiration
  10. Female motorcycling – The essence of independence! Learn how at www.msf-usa.org

Love, Respect, and Vote!

ArtBiker


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