Rise in pedestrians hit by cyclists not a cause to 'leap to conclusions'

The figures should be considered alongside a total increase in pedestrian deaths and a change in reporting systems, say Cycling UK

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It would be wrong to 'leap to conclusions' about statistics showing a rise in the number of pedestrians hit by cyclists, according to Cycling UK.

Figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that the number of pedestrians hit by cyclists has increased from 466 in 2013 to 531 last year - a 13 per cent increase.

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