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Bicycle Injury and Bicycle Accident Statistics and Information:

Bicycle Crash Statistics - Number of Accidents Per Year1. Gender and Bicycle Accidents: Most of the cyclists killed or injured over the years are males.  Approximately 87% of all bicycle deaths are men.   And 79% of those injuries are male.
2. Age and Bicycle Accident injury:  the average age of bicyclists killed in motor vehicle collisions is around 40, while 30 is the the average age of those injured
3. Bicycle Accident Laws:  California has lead the way in bicycle safety legislation: The first bicycle helmet law was passed in the state in 1986.
4. Many States still have no helmet recommendation laws for bicycle riders.

Below is some helpful information regarding bicycle accident statistics, and bicycle safety laws.

http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pubs/811156.pdf

http://www.nhtsa.gov/DOT/NHTSA/Communication%20&%20Consumer%20Information/Articles/Associated%20Files/810886.pdf

 http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/traffops/survey/pedestrian/TR_MAY0405.pdf

http://dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/vc/tocd11c1a4.htm