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Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows

arstechnica.com
  • The study conducted in Australia reveals the danger to which people are exposed when they drive their bicycles.
  • The investigation reveals that painting the lanes for the traffic of the bicycles with a white strip does not assure the possibility of avoiding accidents.
  • On the contrary, the data tend to suggest that painting the lanes is counterproductive.
  • In this regard, the investigation indicates that cars move farther away from cyclists when there are no parked cars or lanes painted for bicycles.

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