MOTORCYCLE RIDERS KILLED OR INJURED BY TIME OF DAY AND DAY OF WEEK, 2008
  Day of week      
  Weekday Weekend Total
Time of day Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Motorcycle riders killed            
Midnight to 3 am 194 7.3% 325 12.4% 519 9.8%
3 am to 6 am 101 3.8 99 3.8 200 3.8
6 am to 9 am 206 7.8 57 2.2 263 5.0
9 am to noon 209 7.9 238 9.1 447 8.4
Noon to 3 pm 429 16.1 396 15.1 825 15.6
3 pm to 6 pm 662 24.9 506 19.3 1,168 22.1
6 pm to 9 pm  474 17.8 570 21.7 1,044 19.7
9 pm to midnight 373 14.0 413 15.7 786 14.9
Unknown 9 0.3 21 0.8 38 0.7
Total 2,657 100.0% 2,625 100.0% 5,290 (1) 100.0%
             
Motorcycle riders injured            
Midnight to 3 am 2,480 4.6% 2,929 7.0% 5,409 5.6%
3 am to 6 am 1,873 3.5 596 1.4 2,469 2.6
6 am to 9 am 6,284 11.6 1,343 3.2 7,627 7.9
9 am to noon 6,008 11.1 5,384 12.9 11,391 11.9
Noon to 3 pm 8,812 16.3 9,223 22.1 18,035 18.8
3 pm to 6 pm 14,068 26 9,093 21.8 23,160 24.1
6 pm to 9 pm  9,605 17.7 8,734 20.9 18,338 19.1
9 pm to midnight 5,070 9.4 4,486 10.7 9,557 10.0
Total 54,199 100.0% 41,788 100.0% 95,986 100.0%

(1) Includes 8 motorcycle riders killed on an unknown day of week.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Safety Administration.