ERIC Number: ED462168
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Pedalcylists. Traffic Safety Facts, 2000.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This document provides statistical information on traffic accidents involving U.S. bicyclists. Data include: (1) trends in pedalcyclist and total traffic fatalities, 1990-2000; (2) non-occupant traffic fatalities, 1990-2000; (3) pedalcyclists killed and injured, and fatality and injury rates, by age and sex, 2000; and (4) pedalcyclist traffic fatalities and fatality rates by state, 2000. According to the data, 690 bicyclist deaths in 2000 accounted for 2 percent of all traffic fatalities that year. (EV)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Bicycling, Death, Incidence, Injuries, Mortality Rate, Motor Vehicles, Sex Differences, Tables (Data), Traffic Accidents, Traffic Safety, Vehicular Traffic
National Center for Statistics and Analysis, NRD-31, 400 Seventh Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20590. Tel: 800-934-8517 (Toll Free); Fax: 202-366-7078; Web site: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/ncsa.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States