Are motorcycles really more dangerous than cars?

Motorcycle accident on the Trans-Canada Highway, Ontario, Canada Thomas Fricke/Corbis Documentary/Getty Images

Compared with people driving cars and trucks, do motorcycle riders face a higher risk of death or injury in a crash? Find out what motorcycle manufacturers and some riding gear companies are doing to make your next two-wheeled adventure a lot safer.

Topics in this Podcast: IIHS, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, NHTSA, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration