Trends in US Bicycle Crash Geometries and Cyclist Age

DH. GoodConference room

  1. Frailty and Aging are a major contributor to the increase in US cycling fatalities
  2. Several confounding factors are also relevant, alcohol, helmet use, location of crash
  3. Errors in cyclist judgement are likely a function of age, especially in crossing crashes
  4. Education programs from trusted sources are a potential help. HHS/ACL on the federal level, AARP a nonprofit, and local parks and rec.

Wed 23:46 - 00:00