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Old 11-12-2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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Motorcycle riders make better drivers

... or so say the Brits...
http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...car/23971.html
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MOTORCYCLISTS are 23% safer behind the wheel of a car than non-motorcyclists, according to a leading insurer.

Equity Red Star compared car drivers to car users who also have an insured motorcycle, and found the latter 23% less likely on average to make a claim on their car policy.

The firm also adjusted the figures to take into account the different typical ages of car drivers and motorcyclists, and still found the riders to be 21% better behind the wheel. The results showed motorcyclists were 20% less likely to make a bodily injury claim on their car policy.

The insurer examined 200 million policies between 2007 and 2012.

Rob Clark, Equity Red Starís Head of Retail Motor, said: ďA motorcyclist could, behind the wheel of a car, be said to be 23% better.Ē

Clark presented the data yesterday at a conference organised by the Motorcycle Industry Association to examine evidence that increasing the number of motorcyclists on the road could actually improve safety.

The conference was held in the offices of the Department for Transport in London.
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Old 11-12-2013, 12:03 PM   #2
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I know it made be a better driver
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Old 11-12-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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truckers make better car drivers
trucking motorcyclist make the best car drivers

car drivers suck

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Old 11-12-2013, 12:09 PM   #4
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I know it made be a better driver
+1 more cautious ,And aware of ones surroundings. And we actually look over before making a lane change
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Old 11-12-2013, 12:11 PM   #6
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In light of this finding by this insurance company, it sure would be nice if they gave motorcycle riders a corresponding discount on their auto policy... Wishful thinking, I know.
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We're WAY more aware of our surroundings and trained to be paranoid when that fucktard on his/her iphone pullout in front of us.

Makes sense to me.
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You learn how to drive defensively and those skills don't go away when you are in a car.
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Never mind. I mis-read... I thought the title says: "Motorcycle riders make better lovers."
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Never mind. I mis-read... I thought the title says: "Motorcycle riders make better lovers."
This was already known as "fact", no reason to continue posting supporting evidence for that.
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