Motorcycle Riding Habits Survey

The South Dakota Office of Highway Safety is interested in your motorcycle riding habits. Your answers to the following questions are voluntary and anonymous. Please complete the survey and press 'Done' when finished. We appreciate your help in making South Dakota a safer place to ride!

* 1. What is your gender?

* 2. What is your age?

* 3. What is your home zip code?

* 4. Do you own a motorcycle?

* 5. If YES to question #4, what type of motorcycle(s) do you own? (mark all that apply)

* 6. If YES to question #4, please list the make, model and engine size of each motorcycle owned.

* 7. Do you have a current motorcycle license/endorsement?

* 8. Have you ever taken a Motorcycle Rider Training course?

* 9. If YES to question #8, which of the following courses have you taken? (mark all that apply)

* 10. About how many miles did you ride your motorcycle last year?

* 11. What is the primary reason you ride your motorcycle?

* 12. Which of the following protective gear do you wear when riding? (mark all that apply)

* 13. Do you wear a DOT-certified helmet when you ride?

* 14. How many motorcycle accidents have you had in the past 5 years?

* 15. Have you lost a loved one in a motorcycle related fatality?

* 16. Your thoughts:

  Yes No Sometimes
Have you ever consumed alcohol and then took a ride on your motorcyle?
Do you believe law enforcement unfairly 'target' motorcyclists?
Do you think car/van/truck drivers 'see' motorcyclists on the roadways?

* 17. How effective are anti-drinking and riding campaigns?

* 18. In your opinion...

  Very Important Somewhat Important Not That Important Not Important
How important is it for you to wear a helmet when you ride?
How important is it for your passenger to wear a helmet while riding?
How important is it to do a pre-ride inspection for every ride?
How important is it to know, in advance, the road you're traveling?
How important is it to know your own skill level?