Protecting The Rights of Motorcycle Crash Victims
Call Today: (877) 209-9452
Home  >  Motorcycle Accident  >  Traffic accident fatalities in Iowa slightly higher in 2014

Traffic accident fatalities in Iowa slightly higher in 2014

Iowa state officials recently reported that more people have died during vehicle accidents on state roads in 2014 than in 2013, but the fatality rates are still significantly lower than 2001 statistics.

According to a report from The Des Moines Register on December 27, 319 people perished on Iowa state and federal roads in 2014, a decrease of 28% from 2001’s 446, but a slight increase from 2013’s 317.

The assessment from the 2014 fatality reports showed that 29% of the people who lost their lives in the traffic accidents were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the incident, and 56% of the deceased victims were vehicle drivers.

Motorcycle drivers and passengers both face a greater risk of accident than people riding closed vehicles. Although the consequences of a motorcycle accident can be devastating, there are options for legal recourse for victims or victims’ families. Get in touch with our attorneys at the The Biker Lawyers, should you become the victim of a motorcycle accident by dialing (877) 209-9452 today.

Copyright ©2007-2020 The Biker Lawyers The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. Click here for the full disclaimer.

home  |   attorney profiles  |   practice areas  |   reviews  |   Videos  |   contact us  |   sitemap  |   faqs  |   articles  |   blog  |   privacy policy  |  
 |  Find us on Google+

Ames  |   Cedar Rapids  |   Council Bluffs  |   Davenport  |   Des Moines  |   Dubuque  |   Iowa City  |   Sioux City  |   Waterloo  |   West Des Moines