Health cost in promoting cycling without safety provisions: trauma study
A trauma study found pushbike crashes sent almost 1000 people to hospital beds around the central North Island in the four years from June 2012.
Cycling safety measures aren’t keeping pace with the push to get more people on bikes, say those who deal with the fallout. Advocates have even resorted forming a human chain to make a point about cycle lane protection, with a cycling advocate saying “paint isn’t protection”. Continue reading…