Transportation

October 21, 2014 1:09 PM

Motorcycle lane-splitting study finds: the more speed, the more danger

A yearlong California study of motorcycle lane-splitting has concluded the practice is no more dangerous than motorcycling in general, if the rider is going at speeds similar to or only slightly faster than the surrounding traffic. The maneuver becomes more dangerous, however, when a motorcyclist is speeding or riding more than 10 mph faster than the traffic the cyclist is passing.

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