Many fatal cyclist accidents on shared roads

Danish public organisation, Vejdirektoratet, has published a report on the causes of accidents involving cyclists and cars in Denmark – please see Danish article.

During the past ten years right-turn accidents have a 16 % share and rear impact 13 % share of the accidents with fatal outcome for the cyclists.

Reducing right-turn accident has been a priority for years as shown in the video. Vejdirektoratet has concluded that most rear impacts took place in light conditions during Summer and on shared roads.