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Originally Posted by RobertHurst
It's true as M. says that 'when a bicycle rider is killed on the road, it's often the victim's fault.'
are you sure you really mean this?
by most statistical analyses, pedal cyclists are 'at fault' in at best half of all injury accidents and fatalities, by most counts it runs about 60% motorist at fault, 40% cyclist at fault. and what about all those perhaps less skilled cyclists who unwittingly succumb when they are led down (shall we say) a primrose path by dangerous bike lane designs, like Tracy Sparling in Portland, Oregon, Oct 2007?