Here is an infographic by Proviz providing a wide range of statistics about bicycle safety. It is broken down into several sections including: cycling accidents, types of accidents, common cycling accidents, injury patterns and more.
There are some surprising stats around cycling accidents, for example, did you know that 4 out of 5 cyclist casualties are male? National Accident Helpline created this infographic after noticing a significant increase in cyclists contacting them after being injured in a road accident.
Curious to how many people actually commute by bike in your area? The folks at BikeGuard created the following infographic which looks at the 731,268 people who commute on bikes across America and breaks down statistics by state.
Americans are getting fatter every year, and weight-related diseases kill at a rate second only to tobacco. There’s been lots of proposed solutions to that problem–rejiggering the food pyramid, advertising campaigns, soda taxes. But the simplest of all might just be bicycles. This Infographic lays out the argument as to how biking can save us.