Bicycle commuter injury prevention: it is time to focus on the environment.

  title={Bicycle commuter injury prevention: it is time to focus on the environment.},
  author={Melissa Hoffman and William E Lambert and Ellen G Peck and John Mayberry},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={69 5},
          1112-7; discussion 1117-9
BACKGROUND Few data exist on the risk of injury while commuting to work or school by bicycle. The proportion of commuters choosing to travel by bike is increasing in the United States, and information on injury incidence and the influences of rider characteristics and environmental factors may suggest opportunities for prevention actions. METHODS Bicycle commuters in the Portland, OR, metropolitan area were recruited via the websites and community advertising to participate in a 1-year study… 

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