Project Cycling Life – a large-scale RCT to evaluate the safety effect of daytime running lights on bicycles

H. Lahrmann, T.K.O. Madsen, A.B.Tallaksen, A.V. Olesen,News room

  1. In Denmark 2,000 cyclists per million inhabitants are treated every year following multi-party accidents.
  2. A randomised controlled trial has been conducted to determine the safety effect of daytime running lights on bicycles.
  3. Single-party accidents were used to compensate for demand characteristics.
  4. Daytime running lights on bicycles have a non-significant effect of minus 25 % on cyclists' multi-party accidents with injuries.

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