MOTORCYCLISTS KILLED OR INJURED BY TIME OF DAY AND DAY OF WEEK, 2009
  Day of week      
  Weekday Weekend Total
Time of day Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Motorcyclists killed            
Midnight to 3 am 176 7.9% 247 11.1% 423 9.5%
3 am to 6 am   73 3.3 78 3.5 151 3.4
6 am to 9 am   173 7.8 57 2.6 230 5.2
9 am to Noon   212 9.5 184 8.2 396 8.9
Noon to 3 pm   380 17.1 349 15.6 729 16.3
3 pm to 6 pm   513 23.1 416 18.6 929 20.8
6 pm to 9 pm   391 17.6 538 24.1 929 20.8
9 pm to Midnight   291 13.1 359 16.1 650 14.6
Unknown   11 0.5 7 0.3 25 0.6
Total   2,220 100.0% 2,235 100.0%  4,462 (1) 
100.0%
             
Motorcyclists injured            
Midnight to 3 am   1,000 1.8% 2,000 5.1% 3,000 3.2%
3 am to 6 am   1,000 1.0 1,000 2.1 1,000 1.4
6 am to 9 am   5,000 9.2 1,000 3.2 6,000 6.7
9 am to Noon   6,000 11.5 3,000 8.4 9,000 10.2
Noon to 3 pm   10,000 19.9 9,000 25.0 20,000 22.0
3 pm to 6 pm   14,000 27.2 9,000 25.6 24,000 26.5
6 pm to 9 pm   10,000 18.6 8,000 21.1 18,000 19.6
9 pm to Midnight   6,000 10.9 3,000 9.4 9,000 10.3
Total   53,000 100.0% 37,000 100.0% 90,000 100.0%

(1) Includes 7 motorcyclists killed on an unknown day of week.

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