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Active Commuting On The Rise In Some Cities
2013-05-29 15:14:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to a new report in the American Journal of Health Behavior, having a spouse or coworker who rides a bicycle into work makes it more likely that you will do the same. "Social influences are important, specifically interpersonal influences, such as spouses and co-workers," said study co-author Melissa Bopp, an assistant professor of kinesiology at Penn State. Bopp and two colleagues began their study by looking into...

2013-05-13 23:04:21

Atlanta personal injury lawyer Neil Kopitsky of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. supports efforts to make Georgia safer for cyclists. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 Atlanta personal injury lawyer Neil Kopitsky of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. applauds recent efforts to make Georgia roads safer for bike riders. “Better riding conditions may encourage people to ride their bikes more often, and the benefits of cycling are undeniable,” said Kopitsky, who has also been a competitive cyclist since...

Highway Fatalities Plunge To Lowest Level Since 1949
2012-12-11 08:14:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online High traffic fatalities fell to 32,367 in 2011, the lowest level since 1949 and a 1.9 percent decrease from the previous year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported on Monday. The detailed report shows the continuation of a historic downward trend in highway deaths in recent years, with a 26 percent decline in overall highway fatalities since 2005, the federal agency said. Experts attribute the...

Study Reveals Young People Are Safer Cycling Than They Are Driving
2012-12-06 14:22:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While people are generally encouraged to use their bikes to get to work, school, or play for a variety of beneficial reasons, safety concerns are frequently cited as the explanation for not using pedal power to get around. A new study from University College London that appeared in the open access journal PLoS ONE shows that those concerns over safety may be unfounded, especially for young male drivers between 17 to 20 years old,...


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