Motorcycle injuries are one of the top causes of road crash deaths.
Based on data from the PSA, motorcyle-related injuries comprise 56% of the total identified transport incidents nationwide.
This is no surprise considering the total number of vehicles in the Philippines. According to statistics from the Land Transportation Office (LTO), more than half of the vehicles nationwide are motorcycles. Of the total 8.08 million vehicles registered with the LTO for 2014, 4.5 million are motorcycles.
Motorcycle riders have also been the top victims of road crashes in Metro Manila since 2010. (READ: Road deaths in PH: Most are motorcycle riders, pedestrians)
The table below shows the breakdown of the type and number of vehicles in 2014:
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