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Motorcycle-automobile accidents occur predominantly when the car driver turns left across the motorcyclist’s right-of-way. Efforts to decrease this specific collision configuration, through an increase in motorcycle conspicuity, have concentrated on the physical characteristics of the motorcycle and its rider.