Driving is five times more dangerous than cycling for young men - Telegraph

Posted by on 9 December 2012

A recent study found that cycling is actually the safer form of transport for young men between the ages of 17 and 20.

We found that for young male cyclists between 17 and 20 years of age, cycling was markedly safer than travelling by car.

Dr Mindell said: "This research dispels the idea that risk for UK cyclists is substantially higher than for drivers or pedestrians, and hopefully will encourage more people to take up something which is not only good for health, but also the environment.

Via telegraph.co.uk.