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Cycling safety

Posted On March 18, 2015By adminIn People and what they drive

Cycling Toward Safety

While riding a bicycle might seem a healthy alternative to constantly driving about in one’s car, there are still very serious safety concerns to consider. How serious? Well, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2012 there were 726 fatal accidents involving a bicycle in the United States. This might not seem too surprising given the amount of recreational cycling, plus the increase in people who commute by bicycle to their jobs (between 1990 and 2009, commuting in this manner increased by 64%), but still, there are questionsRead More
It may be a statement of the obvious, but if the world is suffering from pollution caused by too many vehicles on the road, we should all leave our vehicles at home, and use bicycles. Not only will be all get fitter and bring the obesity crisis under control. We will also save the planet. Two big pluses (or three). There’s just one problem with this grand plan. The majority of people prefer the convenience of their own private transport. With mass selfishness to fight against, promoting the use ofRead More