Those Who Bike Are Better Drivers

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Confirming similar research done elsewhere, a UK insurance study carried out by an Australian university finds that those who cycle make half as many insurance claims as those who don’t.  Researchers found that, when driving, those who cycle are more aware of the traffic situation around them, anticipate changing dynamics better, and respond faster – all leading to fewer incidents that result in claims. Read more here.

Author: Alan Medcalf

Alan is a post-corporate, volunteer, community builder living in Brockville, Ontario. He seeks to create sustainable lifestyle advantage for the community by creating opportunities for more people to choose to walk and to ride bikes. He promotes the health, social, environmental and economic benefits of active mobility.