Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Aichi, bicycle accident statistics, bike-car crashes, brakeless, brakeless fixies, cycling accidents, FARS, fixed gear, Japan, Osaka, Saitama, Tokyo, track bikes, urban cycling
The number of cyclist fatalities in Japan last year.
According to the data, there were 633 fatal bicycle accidents last year, with most occurring in Saitama, Tokyo, Aichi and Osaka prefectures.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: 2011, bicycling, cyclist fatalities, cyclist injuries, FARS, NHTSA, traffic accidents, urban cycling
Significantly more bicyclists killed in car-bike crashes, significantly fewer injured in car-bike crashes… Does this make some kind of sense?
via NHTSA 2011 Motor Vehicle Crashes Overview (pdf): http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811701.pdf
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: 2010 fatalities, cyclist fatalities, fact sheet, FARS, gov pubs, NHTSA, traffic deaths, transportation
Take this back to 1970 and you would see a far more extreme change.
The decline of child cycling is the most important story in American cycling, rears its ugly head in data like this.
via NHTSA Bicyclists and Other Cyclists Fact Sheet 2010 (pdf): http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811624.pdf
Filed under: maps, Uncategorized | Tags: FARS, fatalities, highway safety, traffic safety
A very cool and probably a useful tool, although the database (FARS), based on police reports, is incomplete. Shows pedestrian, vehicle occupant, cyclist or motorcyclist, w/ age.