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donorcycle

slang A motorcycle, referring to the likelihood that a motorcycle accident will result in the rider becoming an organ donor due to fatal injuries. You know Mom thinks of motorcycles as donorcycles. She'll freak out if she sees you on one!

donorcycle

n. a motorcycle. (Refers to the availability of donor organs after a motorcycle accident.) Guess what happens when you ride a donorcycle without a helmet?
References in periodicals archive ?
"Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors." Journal of Law and Economics, 54(4), 2011, 907-35.
See Stacy Dickert-Conlin, Todd Elder & Brian Moore, Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors, 54 J.L.
Motorcycles have often been characterized as "donorcycles," because the high rate of fatal motorcycle accidents among otherwise healthy young people creates a supply of healthy organs available for donation.
(67) Stacy Dickert-Conlin et al., Donorcycles: Motorcycle Helmet Laws and the Supply of Organ Donors, 54 J.L.
"Donorcycles: Do Motorcycle Helmet Laws Contribute to the Shortage of Organ Donors?" Journal of Law and Economics, 54(4), 2011,907-35.