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Bike Safety

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Tamas Kukla

on 29 February 2016

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Transcript of Bike Safety

about serious cycling accidents
happen in urban areas: 75 %
at or near a junction: 75 %
at daylight: 80%
Facts
main
contributory
factor
failed to
57%
43%
look
properly
pedestrian
crossings
junctions
at
solutions
separate roads
better visibility
protection
to increase safety
separate
bike roads
what can
I
do
now
?
read boring tips about how to avoid accidents:
wear helmet
do not cycle on the very side of the road
SkyCycle
proposal of Foster + Partners
220km of bike roads above existing rail networks in London
Floating Cycle Path
proposal: Thames Deckway Project
7 miles floating above the Thames
The Hovenring
bike roundabout above the roads
built in 2011 in the Netherlands
ride slowly at junctions
use lights
visibility jacket
Blaze
price: £125
increase the footprint of your bike with laser
X-Fire
project a bike lane around your bike
price: $19.99
you can find cheaper editions on ebay
VibriSee
increases your footprint and visibility
Hövding
airbag scarf
price: €299
Revolights
price: $200
foldable helmet
from carrera
price: £59.99
if you are driving a car
consider one with cyclist detection system
this breaks automatically to avoid accidents
Volvo is selling this since 2013
do not forget about dehydration
once you feel safe on your bike
consider a device like this ...
loud bicycle
sounds like a car horn
loud like a car horn
Idea: drivers react to car horns before they even look
price: $95
gadgets and ideas
according to RoSPA, see references at the end
according to RoSPA, see references at the end
ROSPA report on cycleing accidents: http://www.rospa.com/road-safety/advice/pedal-cyclists/facts-figures/
skycycle: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/01/04/skycycle-london-bike-highway_n_4540860.html
floating cycle path: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/proposals-for-600m-floating-cycle-route-over-river-thames-in-london-9780528.html
the hovenring: http://hovenring.com/
london cycle vision: https://www.tfl.gov.uk/cdn/static/cms/documents/gla-mayors-cycle-vision-2013.pdf
how to not get hit by cars: http://bicyclesafe.com/#rightcross
blaze: https://www.blaze.cc/laserlight/
laser-bike-lane: http://thexfire.com/products-page/lighting-system/bike-lane-safety-light
vibrisee: https://www.behance.net/gallery/17213107/VibriSee-Biomimicry-Design-Challenge
spokepov: https://learn.adafruit.com/spokepov/
hovding: http://www.hovding.com/how_hovding_works/?_ga=1.172969827.1109920542.1427137686
crash-sensor: https://icedot.org/site/crash-sensor/
foldable helmet: http://road.cc/content/review/104924-carrera-foldable-helmet
revolights: http://revolights.com/
helios: http://www.ridehelios.com/
fire-box: http://www.firebox.com/product/5927/6-Bottle-Bike-Bag
cycleist detetion system: http://www.techradar.com/news/car-tech/volvo-debuts-world-s-first-cyclist-detection-system-with-full-auto-brake-1141471
human powered car cycle hybrid: http://www.dezeen.com/2015/01/14/zeppelin-human-powered-car-bicycle-hybrid-concept-vehicle-future-people/
loud bicycle: http://www.loudbicycle.com/
other sources: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/09/13/tech/the-laser-light-that-could-cyclist/

References
realistic?
transform secondary roads to one way and create safe bike roads on the other lane
more
elevated
surface
safety
quiet, safe, cleaner air
bike
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