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Bicycle Safety

Decreasing Risk of Crashes

There are two main types of crashes: the most common (falls), and the most serious (the ones with cars). Regardless of the reason for the crash, prevention is the name of the game. There are things you can do to decrease your risk of a crash. First, know some bicycle safety facts:

  1. Regardless of the season, bicyclist deaths occur most often between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., regardless of the season (20% weekdays and 26% weekends).
  2. Bicyclist deaths occur most often in urban areas (71%) compared to rural areas (29%).
  3. Bicyclist deaths were 5.6 times higher for males than females in 2016.
  4. Alcohol was involved in 35 percent of all fatal bicyclist crashes in 2016.

Ride responsibly, and remember: All States require bicyclists on the roadway to follow the same rules and responsibilities as motorists.

Our Safety Partners

  • Geico Philanthropic Foundation

  • The Florida Transportation Builders' Association, Inc.

  • FDOT, The Florida Department of Transportation, regulates public transportation in Florida.

  • Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, a cabinet agency of the Florida government

  • The Allstate Foundation creates prosperous communities to fulfill hopes and dreams.

  • Silver & Silver
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    Silver & Silver Safety Partner

  • Health Care District of Palm Beach County

  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; United States Department of Transportation

  • Enterprise Holdings private foundation, giving back to communities.

  • The Express Car Wash, a proud sponsor of Dori Saves Lives and other community endeavors.

  • HNTB Corporation is an architecture, civil engineering consulting and construction management firm.

  • A global infrastructure advisory firm providing practical solutions.

  • Road construction company in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

  • Volkert: Engineering, environmental consulting, program management, and construction services.

  • TranSystems provides engineering and architectural planning, design and construction solutions.

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