World Health Organisation says cycling is safer where there is high cycle use

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The Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that more cycling leads to safer cycling.

Speaking at the recent Velo-city conference in Brussels, Francesca Racioppi of the WHO?s European Centre for Environment and Health, said cycling is safest in places where there are high levels of cycle use.

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.