Are motorcycles more dangerous than cars?
Motorcycles are more dangerous than cars because in the event of an accident, the driver of a motorcycle has much less protection than the driver of a car does. In addition we could note that when driving a car, you do not have to maintain your balance; a car is not going to fall over no matter how you are sitting inside of it. Motorcycles, however, can fall over.
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a car Another answer It is difficult to compare safety of two completely different types of tools. Cars accidentally kill thousands of people every year and there are a few intentional collisions; guns are used to kill thousands of people every year intentionally and there are a few accidents. P…olice officers all have guns and cars. How many were killed in single-car wrecks last year and how many were shot with their own guns? Yet Another Answer Both are inanimate objects that must become animate through the user of the vehicle or the gun, both can be used for good and evil and it all comes down to the user of the device, a gun alone is not evil nor good until someone uses it in a particular task. An Answer based on Statistics On numbers from 2007 unless otherwise noted: Car Statistics According to DOT: 247,000,000 registered vehicles in USA 41,259 US fatalities due to vehicle accidents 3,030,000,000,000 miles driven in US According to EPA: Average MPG per vehicle on the road is/was around 20.5 mpg . (estimated up from http://tinyurl.com/4geg5pw, which is data for the year 2001. This number may be off.) Gun Statistics According to CDC: 31,224 gun deaths According to National Academy of Sciences (and quoted by NRA in their pro-gun literature: http://tinyurl.com/28ra8c): 266,000,000 estimated guns owned in the USA I couldn't find a real estimate of rounds of ammunition sold per year, so here's the best number I could (and it is likely a high number): 1,529,635,000 rounds of ammo were sold in December, 2008, during the peak of the Obama-will-limit-your-guns scare, according to ammoland.com (http://tinyurl.com/gunsales1208). This x 12 = a potentially high estimate of 18,355,620,000 bullets sold a year . (I'm using the layman's term "bullet" instead of "round." I understand the difference ...) This is the least validated number in this set of calculations. SO, doing the math: = According to statistics of 2007: A gun is 70% as likely to kill a person each year as a registered vehicle A bullet sold is 125 times more likely to kill than a mile driven on a car A bullet sold is 6 times more likely to kill than a gallon of gas sold = If the number of bullets sold is indeed high, then the statistics make a bullet even more dangerous then shown above. And likewise, if they were low, then a bullet is less dangerous than shown above. From this, one could argue that it is a little more dangerous to own a car, but much more dangerous to use a gun. ^ This whole thing, is a silly comparison. Bullets cannot be compared to miles or gallons of gas. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Answer: The quick answer to this question would have to be no... Even though many of the new vehicles have improved hepa filters for their air vents and air conditioners. Hepa are good for large and even many small particles. However they do very little to stop toxic vapors. Such as. … Carbon Monoxide . Nitrogen dioxide . Sulphur dioxide . Suspended particles including PM-10, particles less than 10 microns in size. . Benzene . Formaldehyde . Polycyclic hydrocarbons . And even if your car has charcoal filters unless you change them ever couple months it does little good.. Some good news about a car that you can't say about a motorcycle is that if you are going into a tunnel or you enter into heavy traffic you can close your windows and trap the clean air in your car for a short time. But if you don't get out of the area quickly then it just as dirty as if you where on a motorcycle. ( Full Answer )
Answer: . It has to do with weight. A train weighing 12 million pounds at 1 mph will move more weight than a motorcycle at 200 mph. It has to do with mass X weight X velocity.
The advantages of the motor cycle is it is smaller and cheaper to run. Cars use more methhane than motorcycle. So buy a motorcycle and impress the girls!. Motorcycles are better than cars because you dodge through traffic, and you get sexy ladies
absolutely not. as you can see in the link above, alcohol requires more dependence than marijuana. this means that if someone gets drunk off of alcohol, the next time they wish to get drunk they will have to consume more alcohol than the previous time. Also, alcohol is more addictive than marijua…na. saying your addicted to marijuana is like saying your addicted to facebook (or something else that you really enjoy doing). as for alcohol, your body depends on alcohol. For marijuana, the addiction is all in your head. as far as overdosing, the theoretical amount of pot you have to consume is over a thousand hits (of course this cant be proven because no one has ever bothered to try it). with alcohol, it is very easy to suffer from alcohol poisoning if one gets drunk enough and is an alcoholic. for intoxication, alcohol leads to direct violence toward others, where marijuana simply makes people relaxed and more tolerant of their surroundings. alcohol can directly lead to serious physical injuries to ones body where marijuana is seldom seen as a direct cause. ( Full Answer )
Yes Cheerleading is more dangerous than football and to prove my answer recent studies have PROVEN it is in fact true.
Why is it dangerous to leave children or animals unattended inside a car in summer why is this even more dangerous in darker coloured cars than in lighter coloured cars?
The car could get hot in the sumer, and the animals or kids might suffocate. Darker colours absorb more heat, so they will get hotter than brightly coloured cars.
Cars have seat belts, air bags but motorcycles don't. Motorcycles are not as safe as cars because motorcycles are too fast and does not have seat belts and air bags to protect the driver so the answer is no, cars are safer than motorcycles because more people got hurt in motorcycle accidents than ca…r accidents. ( Full Answer )
it depends on the rider, essentially the physics would definitely allow a motorcycle to stop faster than a car because you can put all the weight on the front wheel while slowing down, you cant do that in a car, a motorcycle can do a wheelie because it has a higher power to weight ratio than a car, …a motorcycle can stop faster because it has a higher center of gravity allowing more pressure to be put onto the ground by the front tire when braking. there is always some skill that changes the results, but generally speaking a good motorcycle can easily stop faster than a car. ( Full Answer )
There are far, far more injuries reported annually for car accidents than for motorcycle accidents. That's generally because there are many more cars on the road than motorcycles, though. If you look at it statistically, you are more likely to get in a car accident than a motorcycle accident (on any… given day, driving one or the other), although you are more likely to get injured in an accident if you're on a motorcycle. ( Full Answer )
when your going fast you hit harder which causes more damage, but when your going slow you hit slower than you hit fast which cause less damage.
A Hypernova - especially if you are next to it. A black whole is dangerous, but only within the event horizon
Depends on the degree of customization. Stock bikes are likely to be faster off the mark, but eventually a car can generate more downforce and is likely to be ultimately faster.
1) Respect the machine 2) Never get over-confident 3) Watch out for: a) kids b) dogs c) sand 4) Always watch other vehicles--sometimes they either don't see you or they don't acknowledge your presence. If successful this will be my 46th riding season.
Cars, let us remember, are transportation devices, not protective devices (an armored vehicle such as a tank combines both of those functions). So rather than asking whether a car provides more danger than safety, we should properly ask whether the danger of driving a car outweighs the convenience …that it offers in getting you to where you want to go, faster and more easily than if you had to walk or ride a horse. Personally I would say that it does. I am still willing to take the risk of travelling by car. ( Full Answer )
yes, and i can think of 4 reasons: EXHIBIT A: you have very little protection in a crash EXHIBIT B: most dont have a spedometer, and you can rear-end a car EXHIBIT C: they have less traction for brakes, so rear-ending cars is more common EXHIBIT D: they...alter the mind. most people say they are "(…dumb) king of the road and believe they always have the rightaway at intersections. ( Full Answer )
There is no simple answer to this question as most european countries allow motorcycle use at a lower age than car use.
Not really. Both eating disorder are very dangerous and can be fatal. Bulimia has more immedate health concerns that come with forceful vomiting or laxative abuse, such as intestinal or stomach damage, tooth decay, choking, and the rupturing of the somach or esophagus.
Don't you mean more dangerous than guns? Well, cars are bigger, so they have more potential energy. If that potential energy is released, then it could kill some one. If there was a gun as big as a car... Things would change.
It depends on where you are. If you are in a forest, the Tiger is more dangerous because Lions don't live in Forests, they live in Deserts, where you most likely will not see a tiger. Overall, I think they are tied, Because tigers are stronger, but lions hunt in prides.
Yes. Volleyball players tend to run into each other when going for the ball. With badmitton, that's not possible.
I think every vehicle has its own dangers and safe points. Motorcycle is little more dangerous vehicle that's why we should have to wear helmet and keep follow the traffic rules.
In car it is quite easy to see ones feet so and more often people see their foot in cars rather then on motorcycle.
Because knowing about cars and motorcycles etc. is traditionally a masculine thing, and when a girl knows more than they do, it hurts the guy in question's pride.
Because you have more velocity at a higher speed, which transfers more energy, causing a more dangerous and hard crash. Kinetic energy is 1/2 m v 2 so the energy is the square of the velocity, i.e. twice the velocity, four times the energy, and so on and so forth.
Motorcycles take more experience and skill to ride but if the four-wheeler lands on you during an accident it will do much more damage. Remember always wear your helmet (=
Of course..xanax is a drug widely abused buy addicts and can turn ppl with anxiety into drug addicts. Marijuana is much much less harmful than cigarettes and alcohol
Well only a few hundred have it, and not sure how many died or if any have died...so I'd say probably not, although it's at an early stage.
Because at higher speeds you have more velocity than at lower speeds transferring more energy to make a bigger crashing causing more damage.
yes earthquakes have collapsed buildings and split roads in half and they can cause other natural disasters like . tsunamis . volcanoes hurricanes only cause one natural disaster and that's tornadoes earthquake death toll often reach into the thousands like the January 12 2010 Haiti earthq…uake that killed more than 250000 people hurricanes death toll sometimes often reach thousands but their death toll is not high enough by earthquakes earthquakes damage often reach in the billions and hurricanes sometimes often do ( Full Answer )
1st grade: Because ice make car go slippy. A little older: The ice reduces traction and friction between the wheels and the road, making it more difficult to steer and stop. P.S. If you are asking a question like that I recommend you read the the first answer.
That is actually a very complex answer. Yes, cars have seat belts, air bags, and a crumple zone, and motorcycles don't have any of those (the motorcyclist is the crumple zone). However, automobiles have the danger of perceived security. Perceived security can cause complacency such as distracted dri…ving (cell phones, eating, make-up, etc.), wandering minds, and object fixation (which causes motion induced blindness). In the sense of operator vigilance, motorcycles are safer. People buy big cars because they feel safer. However, there will always be a bigger vehicle that will shred the biggest SUV. Additionally, many motorists choose their vehicle to survive an accident. Motorcyclists, responsible ones, ride to avoid accidents. The safety of a vehicle is found primarily in the operator. Any accident does not have a single cause but involves a complexity of factors. Ultimately, the question does not have to do with the vehicle but with the mindset of the operator. If motorcyclists give themselves time and space, and if motorists realize that there is a world outside of their own little world, we'd have much fewer accidents, period. ( Full Answer )
No. However, cars have plenty of safety features also drivers of cars have lots of more protection than motorcycles. Motorcycles do not have safety features, just only helmets but however that motorcycles can really easily fall over but not cars. Cars can't fall over.
Because cars are safer than motorcycles. Yet although motorbikes can occaisnally be cheaper people choose the safer option (most of the time!)
No because in motorcycle accidents, more people lost their lives rather than car accidents. Cars are better than motorcycles because they are safer.
NO! absolutely not! If you think this and your name is kristan you are an idiot!
Motorcycles are lighter, and therefore burn less gas, though smart cars probably come pretty close.
Porpoise is a name (in French) for a bottle-nosed Dolphin, so the answer is, No.
No, because rugby you get hurt every time, and with horse riding,the chances are that you won't get hurt Every time.
I think that Facebook and MSN are the same but Facebook has millions of people who has joined to so ... it would be much more funner on Facebook. Also, on Facebook you can put a lot more of information about yourself that everyone can see so it is dangerous if you don't pay very good attention to wh…at you put on your wall and who sees it. ( Full Answer )
Cricket is far more dangerous than baseball because in cricket you have a ball that is just as hard as a rock coming at the body at up to 100 mph and even though most body parts are protected some aren't whereas in baseball the balls are softer and to get hit it has to be a wild pitch
It depends on what you drive / ride. It is best to get quotes from different insurance agencies, and find out who can offer you the best deal for the coverage you want.
Yes, but it depends on the situation. A bear is more dangerous when it is wounded, hungry, and sees a human as a potential meal. A bear is also very dangerous when you surprise it, even if it's by accident. A bear is also dangerous if you don't know how to read its body language when it is tell you …to stay away. This applies for lions as well. Lions are also quite dangerous when they've had the taste of human flesh before and will stop at nothing to kill again. They are also dangerous because they are adept killing machines and will hunt other animals down even if they have just recently killed one. Finally, lions are dangerous when they see humans as something that is impeding on their territory an feel they have to defend it against these bipeds. All in all, both bears and lions are dangerous if people do not respect them nor understand their body language. ( Full Answer )
It depends if the rhino is provoked in attacking or not. A lion could be more dangerous if it attacks and fights enemies that come to attack the territory. But if a rhino charges, it is more dangerous.
Depends on the species of snake and the species of bear. Asps, Puff Aders and King Cobras are much more dangerous than any bear combined, whereas garter snakes and king snakes are much less aggressive than a brown, black, grizzly, or polar bear.
motorcycles get better gas mileage than cars(gasoline), and therefore use less gas, which in turn does produce less carbon emissions. (if you drive a car and a motorcycle the same distance)
They aren't, directly. However, they may cause damage out of proportion to their strength, since some structures may have already been weakened by the larger quake.
Short Answer: Overall motorcycles cause much more pollution than cars. They produce substantially more air pollutants than cars do when it comes to hydrocarbons, particulates, nitrogen oxides, and carbon monoxide. They produce less carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, than cars do but only about 30-6…0% less. Motorcycles are much louder than cars are so they create much more noise pollution per vehicle. In addition motorcycles can only carry up to two passengers while a car can carry up to five or six passengers so if you are car pooling than you can carry two to three times as many people as motorcycles can per car with about the same amount of pollution which, when you divide the pollution into per person, means two to three times more pollution per person on the motorcycle. More detail: I'm not sure what type of pollution your talking about so I'll split my answer up into Air Pollution in terms of smog, Air Pollution in terms of greenhouse gases, and Noise Pollution. For each of these I'll split my answer up into the total pollution, Pollution per vehicle, and pollution per person being driven in the vehicle. Air Pollution (Smog) - Motorcycles Smog is from vehicles is caused by the the burning of fuel which creating chemicals such as nitrous oxides, hydrocarbons, and carbon monoxide. Total Pollution (Smog) - Cars If your talking about total pollution then cars cause far more pollution than motorcycles because their are substantially more of them on the road. (590 million cars vs 200 million motorcycles) Pollution Per Vehicle (Smog) - Motorcycles If your talking about the amount of pollution per vehicle then motorcycles cause more pollution than cars. Motorcycles extract much more energy from fuel than cars do which creates much greater amounts of smog forming chemicals. Additionally because motorcycles are smaller they often don't carry technologies to reduce emissions such as catalytic converters which convert carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxides into carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and water. Pollution Per Person in Vehicle (Smog) - Motorcycles If your talking about the amount of pollution per person in the vehicle than it's Motorcycles because motorcycles create more smog per vehicle than cars and a car can carry more people than motorcycles. Air Pollution (Greenhouse Gases) - Cars Greenhouse Gases are a form of pollution which lead to climate change. The majority of the greenhouse gases produced by vehicles are in the form of Carbon Dioxide. Carbon Dioxide is created by the burning of gasoline in the vehicles engine and released through the exhaust. Total Pollution (Greenhouse Gases) - Cars If your talking about total pollution then cars cause far more pollution than motorcycles because their are substantially more of them on the road. Pollution Per Vehicle (Greenhouse Gases) - Cars If your talking about the amount of pollution per vehicle then cars cause more pollution than motorcycles because cars weigh substantially more than motorcycles and they convert fuel into energy much less efficiently so they have to burn much more fuel to move the same distance. The burning of fuel creates carbon dioxide which is the major greenhouse gas produced by vehicles. Pollution Per Person in Vehicle (Greenhouse Gases) - Cars or Motorcycles If your talking about the amount of pollution per person in the vehicle than it's either motorcycles or cars depending on the fuel efficiency and number of passengers. Motorcycles and Cars are about even in Carbon Dioxide created when their are twice as many people in the car than the motorcycle. (ie. Two people in the car, one on the motorcycle) If the car is carrying more than twice as many people as are on the motorcycle than the car creates less pollution per person but if the car is carrying less than twice as many people as are on the motorcycle than the car creates more pollution per person. (ex. A car that gets 30mpg driving 3 people 300 miles would burn about 10 gallons of fuel which is only about 3.3 gallons per person, while a motorcycle that gets 60mpg driving driving 1 person 300 miles would burn 5 gallons of fuel which is 5 gallons of fuel per person.) Noise Pollution - Total Pollution - Cars If your talking about total noise pollution than cars cause far more noise pollution since their are substantially more of them on the road. Pollution Per Vehicle - Motorcycles If your talking about noise pollution per vehicle than motorcycles cause much more noise pollution than cars because they are much louder. Pollution Per Person in Vehicle - Motorcycles If your talking about noise pollution per person in the vehicle than motorcycles cause much more noise pollution than cars because they are much louder can't carry as many people as cars. ( Full Answer )
Although both sports have their dangers, I personally believe volleyball is more so. Soccer holds the danger of getting injured by a player on the other team and possibly twisting your ankle, but not many long-term injuries are given. In volleyball, knee problems are very common, as well as shoulder…, wrist, and ankle problems. In fact, my old coach has to get surgery on his knee, for he hurt it jumping. In conclusion, both sports hold their dangers, but volleyball has more potential serious injuries. ( Full Answer )
In general, yes. But it actually depends on the motorcycle and the car in question. It would be possible for a VERY big motorcycle to have worse fuel economy than a very small, efficent car.