The effect of a yellow bicycle jacket on cyclist accidents

Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

Abstract

Highlights
•A randomised controlled trial with 6793 cyclists shows a reduced accident risk due to a yellow bicycle jacket.
•The test group had 47% fewer multiparty accidents with personal injury.
•The test group had 55% fewer multiparty accidents against motorised vehicles.
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Highlights
•A randomised controlled trial with 6793 cyclists shows a reduced accident risk due to a yellow bicycle jacket.
•The test group had 47% fewer multiparty accidents with personal injury.
•The test group had 55% fewer multiparty accidents against motorised vehicles.
Original languageEnglish
JournalSafety Science
ISSN0925-7535
DOI
StateE-pub ahead of print - 2017

    Keywords

  • Bicycles, Traffic safety, Safety effect, Self-reported accidents, Visibility, Clothes
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