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Friday, May 26, 2017
Take a Ride, On the Safe Side!
"OK, let’s start with a little fun. When is a bicycle not a bicycle? Answer: When it turns into a driveway.While there are a lot of jokes out there about bicycles, let’s be clear, bike safety is NO laughing matter.
We estimate that there are more than 450,000 injuries associated with bicycles that landed people in ERs in 2016. The most frequent diagnoses were contusions/abrasions (23.0%), fractures (21.7%), and lacerations (15.4%).