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"16% increase in serious injuries" - so what's happening?

A closer analysis of cycle casualty data suggests one possible explanation lies in the weather in 2010. Unfortunately, determining risk without good data on cycle use continues to be problematic.
Cycle serious injuries have been rising as fast as cycle use in recent years

In 2011 serious injuries to cyclists rose by an astonishing 16% in one year. That follows a smaller but still alarming increase in 2010, and is the 7th year in a row that serious injuries and deaths have risen for cyclists.

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