Since 1970 around 13 percent of road fatalities were motorcyclists, so we need to take steps to stay safe on bikes on roads right around New Zealand.
We've partnered with ACC to tell you about one such step.
"Shiny Side Up" is an event for bike lovers and a chance to share interests, show off your bike and most importantly, learn to be road safe.
ACC Motorcycle Injury Prevention Manager Dave Kielty spoke to Duncan Garner.
Watch the video.