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Bicycle crashes in Iceland analysed

Bicycling has become a popular way to commute in Iceland, as well as a way to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Due to the broad group of cyclists, in terms of age composition and bicycle use, it can be tricky to identify the main problems this group of road users is facing. This article summarizes...

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Serious Traffic Accidents Involving Cyclists – Analysis of Road Accidents in Iceland, 2011-2013

Bicycle path with a car at intersection.
Over the past few years cycling has become an increasingly popular way to commute in Iceland. This article summarizes a deep analysis of road accidents involving serious injuries among cyclists during the period 2011-2013. This analysis is based on official registration of bicycle accidents...

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New Test Method for Bicycle Tyres Shows the Benefits of Studded Tyres

Image of VTI stationary tyre test facility, rigged with a bicycle tyre.
Traffic safety during cycling is as timely as it is important. Several cycling-related research projects are underway at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), and one group of researchers recently developed a method for testing the grip of various bicycle tyres on...

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Condition of Bicycle Paths Can Be Measured Using Mobile App

Most documented single-bicycle accidents are related to bicycle path operation and maintenance. The ability to map the condition of bicycle paths and maintain them is a factor that could contribute to fewer such accidents in the future. A mobile phone app was developed by the Swedish...

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