Pop Quiz: What Kills Bicyclists?


Answer: A) an intoxicated cyclist

According to the National Center for Statistics and Analysis, 24% of all fatal bicycle accidents involve an intoxicated cyclist. That's a sobering statistic, but it's also good news: while many people avoid cycling because they say it is too dangerous, they are many things one can do to make cycling far safer. Not least of which is, well, don't bicycle while under the influence. Add in some lights, a helmet, and a safe riding style, and cycling becomes a fun, healthy, money-saving and green way to get from point A to point B.

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Source: USnews.com

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