Does More Bike Riding Deliver A Road Safety ‘Nirvana’?

We have seen a ‘safety in numbers’ argument that claims by getting more people cycling, bike rider safety will increase.  This is often accompanied by the following OECD graph or similar: [OECD report p.114]   The argument is simple, appealing and wrong – it makes two important mistakes. Firstly, it confuses correlation with causation.  Did … Continue reading Does More Bike Riding Deliver A Road Safety ‘Nirvana’?