The Independent

Cyclist menace growing, nationally recognized

Emily Haddad

November 14, 2012

Illinois saw 3,107 cyclist collisions in 2011, with 1,757 in Chicago alone, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). The news regularly reports on cyclists being hit and killed by distracted drivers or wiping out and sustaining serious injuries on abruptly opened car doors. However, it is rare to hear about...

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