Powered two wheelers (PTW) consist of mopeds (55cc and restricted top speed) and motorcycles. Riding a PTW is much more dangerous than other ways of traffic participation. The text below contains more information on contributing factors to crashes and injury, licensing issues and effective countermeasures.
Updated text on powered two-wheelers (DaCoTA 2012)
Text on powered two wheelers (SafetyNet, 2006)
Facts and figures
Furthermore, you can find facts and figures related to PTW in the basic fact sheets on Motorcycles and mopeds, Youngsters (aged 15-17) and Elderly (aged > 65).
Motorcycles and mopeds (BFS 2010)
Youngsters (aged 15-17) (BFS 2010)
Elderly (aged >65) (BFS 2010)