How Safe is Cycling?
Every year more and more people are cycling on Britain’s roads. In Great Britain, it is estimated that over a third of the adult population cycle. Whether people are cycling to work or for leisure, cyclists have to compete with other vehicles on the road for space. This raises questions about whether cycling is a safe way to get about.
The latest available figures on a cycling show that each year the number of cyclists, both adult and children, involved in road accidents is around 20,000. Of these, around 100 cyclists die on our streets.… Read more