TRAFFIC SAFETY FACTS 1993: PEDALCYCLISTS

In 1993, 814 pedalcyclists were killed in traffic crashes. Pedalcyclist deaths accounted for 2% of all traffic fatalities during the year. The average age of pedalcyclist fatalities was 20.8 years in 1983; in 1993 the average age was 27.8 years. Pedalcyclists accounted for 12% of all nonmotorist traffic fatalities in 1993. Pedestrians accounted for 86%, and the remaining 2% were skateboard riders, roller skaters, etc. Pedalcyclist fatalities occurred more frequently in urban areas (60%), at nonintersection locations (69%), between the hours of 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM (34%), and during the summer months of June, July, and August (39%). Additional statistics on pedalcyclist fatalities and fatality rates are provided in this report.

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    National Center for Statistics and Analysis

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1994

Language

  • English

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 4 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00672502
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 6 1995 12:00AM