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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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