craigbroadbent wrote:Cyclist wearing dark clothes at night was identified as a key reason in 10% of fatal accidents.
And 5% would have been avoided if the bike had good lights on.
Transport Research Laboratory. Collisions involving pedal cyclists on Britain’s roads: establishing the causes October 2009
I assume that is for the total number of cyclists fatally injured by cars?
Is there a percentage of well lit "visible" number of fatal cyclist accidents?
How do we know if the 5% without lights couldn't have been avoided,that's an assumption surely?
I'm not advocating riding at night without lights,just questioning what appears to be assumptions of the TRL