Death of Motorcyclists Rises from Eight to 33 Percent in 17 Years, Survey Shows

According to the survey, Brazil's North and Northeast regions showed the highest death rates in accidents in 2017, 44.5 and 43.4 percent, respectively.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The percentage of motorcycle deaths in traffic accidents in Brazil rose from 8.3 percent in 2000 to 24.8 percent in 2008, the year of implementation of the Dry Law, and continued to rise more gradually to 33.4 percent in 2017, according . . .

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