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Cycling

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Cyclist crashes and casualties

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AE024 Cyclist deaths by region

Risks for cyclists include decreased stability and a much lower level of protection than that provided by cars. In addition, cyclists may be less visible to other road users. These factors give cyclists a high level of risk per time unit travelled, although this risk is significantly lower than the risk faced by motorcyclists.1

[1] See related documents — Factsheet: Cyclist crash facts 2017

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AE025 Cyclist hospitalisations >1 night as a result of vehicle crashes

Cyclist hospitalisations have been fairly steady since 2000.

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