Cycling lanes reduce fatalities for all road users, study shows: Roads are safer for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists in cities with robust bike facilities

In the most comprehensive look at bicycle and road safety to date, researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and the University of New Mexico discovered that it’s not the cyclists, but the infrastructure built for them, that is making roads safer for everyone. “Bicycling seems inherently dangerous on its…

How US children and teens die: Study reveals the widespread and persistent role of firearms: The No. 2 cause of death hasn’t changed much in 17 years, while prevention efforts cut the death rate from No. 1 cause — motor vehicle accidents — in half

America lost 20,360 children and teens in 2016 — 60 percent of them to preventable injuries, a new study shows. More than 4,000 of them died in motor vehicle crashes, though prevention efforts and better trauma care have cut the death rate of young people from such crashes in half…