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The Ultimate Guide To Bicycle Safety

The Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute states that there are somewhere between 73 and 85 million cyclists in the United States.  In 2006 over 700 people were killed in accidents involving cyclists and motorists.  An estimated 50,000 plus people are seriously injured every year as a result of bicycle accidents every year.  Cycling is becoming increasingly popular in New York.  Commuter cycling has increased by more than 25% between the years 2008 and 2009 and more than doubled since 2005.  It is estimated by the New York City Department of Health that over a half million New Yorkers ride bikes.  This is bike safety is important now more than ever.  It is important for both cyclists and motorists to know the rules of the road and follow the laws and regulations that are here for our protection.  Below is a guide to bike safety that everyone who gets behind the wheel of a car or gets on a bike should read and follow, for all of our sake. 

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