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Bicycling: the safe way to commute

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Quite a few surprises in this article. For example:

Activity Fatalities per million hours activity
Skydiving 128.7
On-road motorcycling 8.8
Scuba diving 2.0
Living (all causes of death) 1.5
Snowmobiling 0.9
Passenger cars 0.5
Water skiing 0.3
Bicycling 0.3
Flying (scheduled domestic airlines) 0.2
Passenger car post-collision fire 0.0
From Charles R. Murray, “The Real Story: Overdesign Prevents Cars from Exploding,” Design News, October 4, 1993.

More at the link.

Written by Leisureguy

31 October 2007 at 1:29 pm

Posted in Daily life

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