Despite this event being a time of great joy and excitement for its attendees and the city of Daytona Beach, there are, sadly, motorcycle accident -related fatalities virtually every year at Bike Week. Since , only a couple of years have gone by without at least one motorcycle accident death, and, in total, there have been 98 deaths , and countless hundreds of serious injuries. The current record for most Bike Week deaths occurred in , when 20 attendees died over the course of the event. The number of annual motorcycle fatalities incurred at Bike Week since can be seen here:. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Florida leads the nation in motorcycle fatalities, partially due to deaths occurring at Bike Week and Biketoberfest.
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Biketoberfest is Thursday through Sunday. Over ,00 bikers, motorcycle lovers and travelers will descend upon Daytona Beach to enjoy the beautiful Florida weather, live music, historic Main Street or the Scenic Loop during this four-day rally. They will also have the chance to watch pros compete in plenty of Daytona International Speedway motorcycle races. October is an amazing time of year in the Daytona Beach area.
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