1985-11-11

Field Experience with Motorcycle Sidestand Accidents 852236

The motorcycle sidestand is a nearly universal method of allowing a motorcycle rider to park his vehicle unattended easily. If this stand is in the “park” position while the motorcycle is ridden through a left turn, a serious safety hazard exists. This paper presents observations made during the investigation of several motorcycle accidents attributable to the sidestand, over a five year period.

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