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18 February 2011

Bike-only lanes cut injury rates

Cyclists using special bike-only tracks that are physically separated from street traffic have fewer accidents compared to bikers pedalling alongside motor vehicles, a new study finds.

Cyclists using special bike-only track, such as the newly opened bicycle lane in Cape Town, that are physically separated from street traffic have fewer accidents compared to bikers pedalling alongside motor vehicles, a new study finds.

Lusk and her team report their findings in the journal Injury Prevention.

 
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