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Forbes: The more cyclists in a country, the fewer fatal crashes

Forbes_Cyclists_graphMore riders, less fatalities? Forbes put out a report that shows that there is strength – and safety – in numbers!

In countries like the Netherlands and Denmark, people cycle an average of 864 and 513 kilometers each year – compared to the United States, where they average 47 kilometers a year. Yet the number of cyclists killed per billion km of bicycle travel is 10.7 and 14.6 in the Netherlands and Denmark, respectively, and 44 in the United States. Read more.

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