This just in: Seniors are more fragile than young people.
Citing a study by Brown University, the medical journal Injury Prevention reports motorcycle crash victims age 60 and over are 2 1/2 times more likely to suffer severe injuries than were riders in their 20s and 30s. Overall, the study found that older motorcycle bikers have a 35% hospitalization rate, while middle-aged riders have a rate of 25%. Young riders are hospitalized in 15% of motorcycle accidents. Continue Reading »