Bicycle accidents can be more dangerous than you think. According to bicycle fact “Around 75% of fatal or serious cyclist accidents occur in urban areas”. Most cycling accidents happen in urban areas where most cycling takes place.
Common Cycling Accidents:
*Motorist emerging into path of cyclist
*Motorist turning across path of cyclist
*Cyclist riding into the path of a motor vehicle, often riding off a pavement
*Cyclist and motorist going straight ahead
*Cyclist turning right from a major road and from a minor road
*Child cyclist playing or riding too fast
Image on the left shows a bicycle and car collision. How can you avoid this situation?
1. Get a headlight.
3. Slow Down
4. Ride further left