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1 Motorcycle Related Crash Victims (What the Statistics Say) Mehdi Nassirpour Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Transportation Safety

2 Illinois Highway Safety Program Areas Occupant Protection Impaired Driving Speed Control Traffic Records Emergency Medical Services Pedestrian/Bicycle Motorcycle Safety Large Truck Police Traffic Services Distracted Driving We are required to identify those programs most effective in reducing crashes, injuries, and deaths, and eligible use of highway safety funds awarded to the State of Illinois

3 Required Performance Measures in Illinois Based on Six years of Data ( ) Projected Figures* Required Core Measures Total Fatalities Total Serious Injuries ,234 10,635 10,036 Total Fatality Rate Rural Fatality Rate Urban Fatality Rate Total Severe Injury Rate Unrestrained Occ. Fatalities Impaired Drivers and Motorcyclists Speed Related Fatalities Motorcyclist Fatalities Unhelmeted Motorcyclists Young Drivers involved in Fatal Crashes Pedestrian Fatalities Pedalcycle Belt Usage Rate

4 Motorcyclist Fatalities * Based on 11 months of provisional Data) Motorcycle Fatality Total Fatality Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois

5 Illinois Fatalities and Fatal Crashes for 11 Months (2014 versus 2013) Selected Items Fatal Crashes Fatalities % Change 2013 % 2014 Change TOTAL % % Interstates % % State & U.S. Routes % % County & Township Roads % % City Streets % % Work Zones % % Trains % % Semis % % Motorcyclists Killed % % Pedestrians Killed % % Pedalcyclists Killed % % Crashes with Multiple Fatalities % %

6 Change in Composition of Fatalities 14.4% % % 2.5% 15.3% 73.2% 3.2% 65.6% Passenger vehicle occupants Large trucks, buses & other vehicle occupants Motorcyclists Peds, bicyclists & other non-occupants

7 Registered Motorcycles in Illinois by Year 400, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

8 Motorcycle Fatalities and Fatality Rate Per 100,000 Registered Motorcycles, by Year (Illinois) Fatality Fatality Rate

9 Motorcycle Fatalities and Fatality Rate Per 100,000 Registered Motorcycles, by Year (US) Fatality Fatality Rate

10 Motorcycle Fatality Rate Per 100,000 Registered Motorcycles, by Year (Illinois Versus US) Fatality Rate (US) Fatality Rate (Illinois)

11 Percent No Valid Motorcycle License Among Motorcycle Riders Involved in Fatal Crashes by Year (Illinois Versus US) 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 26.3% 24.0% 22.0% 22.1% 20.8% 20.9% 20.8% 19.4% 18.7% 22.4% 20.8% 19.9% 16.8% 16.5% 17.1% 5.0% 8.3% 9.3% 8.8% 0.0% % No Valid Lic. (Illinois) % No Valid Lic. (US)

12 Total Motorcycle Fatalities and Licensed Motorcyclists by Age ( ) 18.0% 16.0% 14.8% 15.4% 14.0% 12.0% 10.0% 8.0% 6.0% 12.5% 10.4% 6.7% 9.0% 7.7% 10.8% 10.0% 11.9% 8.5% 11.3% 13.4% 12.4% 14.7% 9.4% 10.8% 4.0% 2.0% 3.8% 4.8% 0.0% 1.6% % Fatlities % licensed Motorcyclists

13 Percent Helmeted Motorcyclists who died in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Age ( ) 50.0% 45.0% 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 43.8% % % 28.9% 10.9% % Helmeted Motorcyclists 16.7% 17.5% 13.9% 12.3% Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois % 61+

14 Motorcycle Fatalities, Total Injuries, and A-Injuries by Age Group ( ) 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 35.0% 33.5% 29.7% 37.9% 33.4% 36.2% 19.5% 22.0% 24.4% 0.2% 1.2% 1.1% 2.7% 6.9% 5.7% 4.7% 3.0% 2.9% Ages 0 to 15 Ages 16 to 20 Ages 21 to 34 Ages 35 to 44 Ages 45 to 64 Ages 65+ Fatalities Total Injuries A-Injuries

15 Percent Fatalities by BAC Test in % 50.0% 45.0% 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 48.3% 5.2% 32.0% 8.2% 3.4% 0.00 BAC 0.01 to and greater No test given Test Performed, Results Unknown

16 Motorcycle Fatalities, Total Injuries, and A- Injuries by 23 County Model Location ( ) 90.0% 80.0% 70.0% 60.0% 50.0% 40.0% 30.0% 20.0% 10.0% 0.0% 75.7% 67.0% 69.4% County is in 23 County Model 33.0% 29.6% 24.3% County is not in 23 County model Fatalities Total Injuries A-Injuries

17 Motorcycle Fatalities, Total Injuries, and A-Injuries by Time of Day ( ) 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 4.7% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7% 5.9% 4.7% 9.1% 9.7% 9.6% 14.5% 20.5% 20.1% 24.1% 25.5% 24.9% 21.9% 19.5% 20.0% 11.8% 11.0% 11.5% 9.1% 5.7% 6.4% 0.0% 3AM to 6AM 6AM to 9AM 9AM to NOON NOON to 3PM 3PM to 6PM 6PM to 9PM 9PM to MIDNIGHT Fatalities Total Injuries A-Injuries MIDNIGHT to 3AM Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois

18 Motorcycle Helmet Use for Fatalities, Total Injuries, and A-Injuries by Time of Day ( ) 45.0% 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 31.8% 25.0% 5.3% 10.5% 42.8% 39.1% 37.8% 32.3% 29.7% 28.8% 30.2% 28.5% 27.8% 25.3% 25.5% 31.9% 25.5% 24.7% 13.1% 10.6% 3AM to 6AM 6AM to 9AM 9AM to NOON NOON to 3PM 3PM to 6PM 6PM to 9PM 9PM to MIDNIGHT 4.2% 23.7% 19.7% 5.4% MIDNIGHT to 3AM Fatalities Total Injuries A-Injuries

19 Linked Data Process in ( ) Crash Hospital Inpatient and Emergency Department (ED) Database Total Crash Victim= 1,323,842 Linked Total =105,828 Outpatient =98,829 Inpatient =6,999 Total Hospital Records= 2,454,006

20 Frequency and Percentage Distribution of All Crashes and Motorcycle Crashes All Crash persons Motorcycle Occupants Individuals involved in Frequency Percent Frequency Percent Crash Total hospital discharge 2,454, % data used for the linkage - - Total inpatient discharge 192, % records - - Total outpatient discharge 2,261, % records - - Total number of individuals 1,323, % 8, % involved in crashes Linked hospital inpatients 7, % 1, % Linked hospital Outpatient 98, % 3, % Linked crash individuals (in 105, % 4, % & out) Not linked crash individuals 1,218, % 4, %

21 Percent Total Inpatient and Outpatient Motorcycle Occupants by Age Group 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 31.8% 29.9% 32.4% 36.6% 37.2% 36.4% 20.6% 22.1% 20.1% 1.0% 0.5% 1.2% 6.2% 4.6% 6.7% 3.8% 5.6% 3.2% Ages 0 to 15 Ages 16 to 20 Ages 21 to 34 Ages 35 to 44 Ages 45 to 64 Ages 65+ Total Inpatient Outpatient Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois

22 Motorcycle Fatalities, Total Injuries, and A- Injuries by Age Group ( ) 50.0% 45.0% 40.0% 35.0% 30.0% 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% 0.0% 29.9% 31.4% 28.0% 44.1% 37.0% 40.3% 20.6% 21.5% 0.7% 1.0% 0.8% 4.4% 6.1% 5.4% 14.6% 6.3% 3.9% 3.9% Ages 0 to 15 Ages 16 to 20 Ages 21 to 34 Ages 35 to 44 Ages 45 to 64 Ages 65+ Fatalities Total Injuries A-Injuries Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois

23 Frequency and Percentage Distributions of Linked Motorcycle Occupants By Helmet Status Helmeted Not Helmeted Miscoded /Not Available Inpatient Discharge 393 (35.7%) 706 (64.1%) 3 (0.2%) Outpatient Discharge (ED) 1442 (43.3%) 1872 (56.2%) 16 (0.5%) Total Hospital Discharge 1835 (41.4%) 2578 (58.2%) 19 (0.4%)

24 25.0% 20.0% 15.0% 10.0% 5.0% Percent Head Injuries by Helmet Status Total helmeted with head injury =225 Total helmeted with no head injury=1610 Total Not helmeted with head injury =590 Total Not helmeted with no head injury= % 22.9% 0.0% Helmeted Not Helmeted Note: the relationship between Helmet use and head injury is significant. Odd Ratio (OR) value is over 0.34 indicates that wearing helmet a protective against head injury.

25 Frequency and Percentage Distributions of Helmet Use and Head Injury Helmet Use No Injury Minor Moderate Serious Severe Critical No Helmet % Helmeted % All % % 5.78% 6.51% 2.62% 6.24% 1.66% % 2.02% 5.07% 1.69% 2.83% 0.65% % 4.22% 5.89% 2.23% 4.83% 1.24%

26 Average Hospital Charge Per Discharge Inpatient Discharge Outpatient Discharge (ED) Total Hospital Discharge All Crash Victims Motorcycle Occupants $68,659 $86,703 $4,407 $7,576 $8,657 $27,248

27 Average Hospital Charge by Age $120,000 $100,000 $98,584 $97,206 $80,000 $78,475 $89,154 $87,428 $82,933 $76,403 $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 $10,387 $5,608 $42,356 $23,962 $21,378 $27,920 $28,967 $26,455 $31,405 $32,200 $7,097 $7,224 $7,228 $7,772 $7,803 $8,240 $7,443 Age 0 to 15 Age 16 to 20 Age 21 to 24 Age 25 to 34 Age 35 to 44 Age 45 to 54 Age 55 to 64 Age 65 to 74 Inpatient Outpatient All Presented at the Annual Motorcycle Conference in Springfield, Illinois $44,997 $22,932 $5,693 Age 75 & Over

28 Mean Charges by Gender $100,000 $90,000 $80,000 $84,450 $87,042 $70,000 $60,000 $50,000 $40,000 $30,000 $20,000 $10,000 $0 $23,208 $28,024 $7,763 $7,537 Female Male Mean Charges (Inp) Mean Charges (Out) Mean Charges (All)

29 Research Questions What variables predict a head injury? What Variables Predict Hospital Charges

30 Definition of Selected Variables Gender Variables Definition Dummy variable with a value of 1 for male occupants and 0 for female occupants Age Self-explanatory Occupant Type Dummy variable with a value of 1 for operator and 0 for passenger Time of Day Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants involved in nighttime crashes (6:00PM 5:59AM) and 0 for occupants involved in daytime crashes (6:00AM 5:59PM) Day of Week Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants involved in weekend crashes and 0 for occupants involved in weekday crashes Crash Location Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants involved in crashes on rural roads and 0 for occupants involved in crashes on other roads Alcohol Involvement Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants involved in alcohol related crashes and 0 for all other occupants Helmet Use Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants wore helmet in crashes and 0 for all unprotected occupants involved in crashes Injury location Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants experienced head injury from crashes and 0 for all other occupants who do not have head injury from crashes. Intersection Related Dummy variable with a value of 1 for occupants who are involved in Intersection-related crashes and 0 for all other occupants who are not involved in intersection-related crashes Hospital Charges Total hospital charge per discharge

31 Result of Logistic Regression Analysis on Head Injury SELECTED VARIABLES Estimate Std Error t Value Pr > t Odd Ratio Intercept <.0001 HELMET STATUS (HELMETED=1) < ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT (IMPAIRED=1) < GENDER (MALE=1) AGE RURAL/URBAN (RURAL=1) TIME OF CRASH (Night=1) DAY OF WEEK (WEENKEND=1) OPERATOR/PASSENGER (OPERATOR=1) INTERSECTION-RELATED (INTERSECTION=1) SPEED RELATED (SPEED=1)

32 Result of Logistic Regression Analysis on Head Injury SELECTED VARIABLES Estimate Ranking Pr > t Odd Ratio HELMET STATUS (HELMETED=1) Decrease 1 < ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT (IMPAIRED=1) Increase 2 < GENDER (MALE=1) Increase AGE Increase RURAL/URBAN (RURAL=1) Decrease TIME OF CRASH (Night=1) Increase DAY OF WEEK (WEENKEND=1) Increase OPERATOR/PASSENGER (OPERATOR=1) Increase INTERSECTION-RELATED (INTERSECTION=1) Decrease SPEED RELATED (SPEED=1) Increase

33 Results of Regression Analysis on Hospital Charges SELECTED VARIABLES Estimate Std Error t Value Pr > t Intercept <.0001 HELMET STATUS (HELMETED=1) <.0001 ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT (IMPAIRED=1) <.0001 GENDER (MALE=1) AGE <.0001 RURAL/URBAN (RURAL=1) <.0001 TIME OF CRASH (Night=1) DAY OF WEEK (WEENKEND=1) OPERATOR/PASSENGER (OPERATOR=1) <.0001 HEAD/NO HEAD INJURY (HEAD INJURY=1) INTERSECT RELATED (INTERSECTION=1) < <.0001 SPEED RELATED (SPEED=1) <.0001

34 Results of Regression Analysis on Hospital Charges SELECTED VARIABLES Estimate Std Error t Value Pr > t HELMET STATUS (HELMETED=1) Decrease <.0001 ALCOHOL IMPAIRMENT (IMPAIRED=1) Increase <.0001 GENDER (MALE=1) Decrease AGE Increase <.0001 RURAL/URBAN (RURAL=1) Decrease <.0001 TIME OF CRASH (Night=1) Increase DAY OF WEEK (WEENKEND=1) Increase OPERATOR/PASSENGER (OPERATOR=1) Increase <.0001 HEAD/NO HEAD INJURY (HEAD INJURY=1) INTERSECT RELATED (INTERSECTION=1) Increase <.0001 Decrease <.0001 SPEED RELATED (SPEED=1) Increase <.0001

35 Future Plan Complete the analysis of the linked data Develop a comprehensive profile of Motorcyclists who injured in motor vehicle crashes using 2013 and 2014 data Produce additional Fact Sheets and reports on several traffic safety issues

36 Comprehensive Plan Similar to the Haddon Matrix Phase Human Factors Vehicles and Equipment Factors Environmental Factors Pre-crash Information (Training) Attitudes Impairment Police Enforcement Roadworthiness Lighting Braking Speed Management Road design and road layout Speed limits Crash Use of restraints Impairments Occupant restraints Other safety devices Crash-protective design Crash-protective roadside objects Post-Crash First-aid skills Access to medics Ease of access Fire risk Rescue facilities Congestion

37 Contact Information Mehdi Nassirpour Division of Transportation Safety at IDOT 1340 North 9 th Springfield, IL DTS Evaluation Website:

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