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Non - Collision Cycling Injuries -ICE

 

Poll

What bicycle do you ride on, to your NHS workplace?

All about cycling..
1. Tourer
 
14% (1 votes)
2. Mountain Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
3. Racer
 
0% (0 votes)
4. Folding Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
5. Hybrid Bike
 
86% (6 votes)
6. Electric Bike
 
0% (0 votes)
7. A Trike
 
0% (0 votes)
8. recumbent bicycle
 
0% (0 votes)
9. Cargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
10. eCargo bike
 
0% (0 votes)
11. Vintage Bike pre 1980's
 
0% (0 votes)
 

Non - Collision Cycling Injuries -ICE

The leading cause of emergency hospital admission to vulnerable road users (pedestrians and cyclists) is from non-collision cycling injuries. These injuries caused approximately four times as many serious injuries to cyclists (9,447 in 2008/09) than collisions between cyclists and cars, pick up trucks and vans (1,871), (www.hesonline.nhs.uk). Whilst it is fear of a collision that puts people off cycling, in fact non-collision incidents are the more serious hazard. No study has yet given us sufficiently detailed information on which non collision incident to base coherent safety messages
The leading cause of emergency hospital admission to vulnerable road users (pedestrians and cyclists) is from non-collision cycling injuries. These injuries caused approximately four times as many serious injuries to cyclists (9,447 in 2008/09) than collisions between cyclists and cars, pick up trucks and vans (1,871), (www.hesonline.nhs.uk). Whilst it is fear of a collision that puts people off cycling, in fact non-collision incidents are the more serious hazard. No study has yet given us sufficiently detailed information on which non collision incident to base coherent safety messages (less...)
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