Here are 13 things more dangerous than riding a motorcycle. Share this fun infographic with your friends who think motorcycles are death machines.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 4,957 motorcyclists were killed on American roads in 2012. Pretty dangerous, huh? Not when you compare our mode of transportation to other everyday risks like, being overweight, which is 100 times as likely to kill you. Here are 13 everyday things that are more dangerous than riding a motorcycle.

Alcohol: 25,692 people were killed in the U.S. by alcohol poisoning in 2010. (Source: CDC)

25,692 people were killed by alcohol poisoning

25,692 people were killed by alcohol poisoning

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Smoking: 440,000 people in the U.S. are killed each year due to tobacco-related illnesses. (Source: CDC)

440,000 people were killed by tobacco

440,000 people were killed by tobacco

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The Flu: 48,614 Americans were killed by the flu during the 2003-04 season. (Source: CDC)

48,614 Americans were killed by the flu

48,614 Americans were killed by the flu

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Texting: NHTSA estimates that 24 percent of crashes involved drivers talking or texting on cell phones. That’s 7,247 deaths caused by phone use in 2010 alone. (Source: NSC)

7,247 deaths caused by phone use while driving

7,247 deaths caused by phone use while driving

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Falling Down: 25,000 people die each year due to simple falls. (Source: NSC)

25,000 people die from falling

25,000 people die from falling

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Poison: 39,000 people are killed each year due to household poisons and prescription medication. (Source: NSC)

39,000 people are killed due to poisons & prescription meds

39,000 people are killed due to poisons & prescription meds

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Second-Hand Smoke: 49,000 people in the U.S. die each year due to inhaling second-hand smoke. (Source: CDC)

49,000 people die from second-hand smoke

49,000 people die from second-hand smoke

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Getting Shot: Guns kill 31,940 people in the U.S. each year. The vast majority of which are suicides. (Source: CDC)

31,940 people are killed by guns

31,940 people are killed by guns

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Healthcare: As many as 98,000 Americans are killed each year by, “preventable medical errors in hospitals.” (Source: NAP)

98,000 were killed by medical errors in hospitals

98,000 were killed by medical errors in hospitals

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Having Sex: 20,000 Americans are killed each year by sexually transmitted infections. (Source: CSDP)

20,000 Americans per year are killed by sex

20,000 Americans per year are killed by sex

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Getting High: 17,000 Americans die each year due to drug abuse. (Source: CSDP)

17,000 die from drug abuse

17,000 die from drug abuse

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Being Fat: 400,000 Americans die each year due to, “Poor diet and physical inactivity.” (Source: CSDP)

400,000 per year die from being overweight

400,000 per year die from being overweight

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Your Bathroom: Nearly 9,000 Americans were killed by their bathrooms in 1999. (Source: LA Times)

9,000 were killed by their bathrooms

9,000 were killed by their bathrooms

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Know how your friends and family are always telling you motorcycles are dangerous? Let’s show them how wrong they are. Share these infographics on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+ to proove just how much more dangerous their everyday activities are and how sane your mode of transport really is.