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ü  The total number of vehicle crashes dropped 17% between 2002 and 2008 (MassHighway crash data).  

ü  The total number of people injured in all crashes dropped 20% (MassHighway crash data).

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   ü The most common types of bike crash are 1.) Motorist failing to yield and turning across   the path of cyclist and 2.) Motorist failing to look before opening their car door (Cambridge Police Department, 2004-2009).

 

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