DfT reveal increase in cycling fatalities and serious injuries

-Year on year figures for first quarter up 27% -Campaigners call for government action

General cycling, commuting

The number of cyclists killed and seriously injured (KSIs) on British roads increased by 27% between January and March compared with the same time last year, according to figures released by the Department for Transport today.

During the same period pedestrian KSIs increased by 16% and motorcyclist KSIs by 20%, figures road safety campaigners are calling alarming and unacceptable.

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