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On Thursday, October 4, 2012 11:10:52 AM UTC+1, Scion wrote:I'll go along with that. "About as safe as walking" is my view of cycling.
> Yerbut I don't think it helps to say "cycling is safer than walking
> because KSI per mile travelled is less" when KSI per hour may well be
> more. "Cycling is generally no more dangerous than walking" might be a
> better angle, then there's less reason getting bogged down in stats trying
> to prove one is "safer" than the other.
Unfortunately, People like Judith insist on posting figures that show only the dangers of cycling. I respond with figures to balance the picture. This whole threas started with such a posting from Judith. She knows the figure intimately, but chooses to post only those that imply cycling may be dangerous.
I'm just trying to provide a little balance.
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