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The Highs and Lows of Cycle Safety (Infographic)

80% of accidents occur in daylight 17,000 cyclists are killed or injured in reported road accidents each year CYCLE TRIPS PER YEAR If only there was fime for more! 5-10 AGE 60+ 50 40 30 20 10 OUTER CIRCLE - MALES INNER CIRGLE - FEMALES 6E-0E 21-29 KILLED 111 A SERIOUSLY INJURED 2,660 20% SLIGHTLY INJURED 14,414 TOTAL 17,185 About 20% of the cyclists killed and injured are children > 60 55 But the UK is aetually amongst the safest countries in Europe for a child to ride a bike 50 10 는 45 15 40 Cycling can burn around 600 calories an hour 35 25 Around 75% of fatal or serious cyclist accidents occur in urban areas Around 50% of cyclist fatalities occur on rural roads 50 75 16% of casualties are hit & run 75% 15% of accidents happen at or near a road junction STOP The health benefits of cycling outweigh the risks by ground 20:1 Vehicles responsible for 103 cyclists deaths Why can't we all just get along? EXIT > CAR HGV VAN BUS/COACH BIKE PEDESTRIAN MOTORBIKE OTHER THURSO You can cycle up to 1037km on the energy equivalent of a single litre of petrol LONDON - Safety Cycling too near to the curb makes you vulnerable to drain covers, pedestrians stepping out into the road & vehicles overtaking too closely Cycling away from the curb will encourage following vehicles to be more considerate when overtaking 1 Helmet THE TIMES Helmets provide protection to your head in low-impact crashes 2 Sunglasses Wearing sports sunglasses can stop dust & insects from getting in your eyes 3 Lights Illuminate the road ahead and make you visible to other road users 4 Clothing Wear bright reflective clothing so others can see you 5 Reflectors Front & rear reflectors reflect light to alert other road users to your presence 6 Gloves Padded gloves will protect your hands The government are making small steps fowards making cycling safer for all, but more needs fo be done. Local campaigners are currently calling for a better relationship hefween cyclists and moforists as well 4s improvements to legislation to profect those on hikes. You can find out more information on safety on the roads and how to get the most out of cycling at, the national cycling charity. ACCIDENT CLAIMS osbornes Solicitors LLP Design: Bite Digital ( l645 miles Sources: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents I I I videncebrf_1.pdf

The Highs and Lows of Cycle Safety (Infographic)

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A balanced view of cycling - We created an infographic featuring a range of facts and statistics highlighting both the benefits and risks involved with cycling.


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