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What’s Behind the Rise in Bike Fatalities?

Studies suggest a number of factors — including negative attitudes toward cyclists

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BBicycling along any road, especially a busy one, comes with risks. But a steady rise in cyclist deaths has riders worried. Bicyclist fatalities in the United States — while relatively small overall compared to other risks like driving — rose 25% from 2010…

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Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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