Archive | November, 2010

RAC Christmas Driving Survey – Have your Say on Drivers and Cyclists

The Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia (RACWA) is conducting survey in November 2010 of our attitude to Christmas driving.  This provides an opportunity to give feedback to the RAC about the interaction between cyclists and drivers and hopefully to encourage a positive response from the RAC so please consider completing the survey. (more…)

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Bicycle Helmet use and Trends in Head Trauma – Data from Royal Prince Alfred Major Trauma Centre -1991–2010

The Medical Journal of Australia (Med J Aust 2010; 193 (10): 619-620) has published a letter from Michael M Dinh, Susan Roncal, Timothy C Green, Elizabeth Leonard, Amanda Stack, Chris Byrne and Jeffrey Petchell which comments on (to quote the authors) “is to summarise long-term trends in cyclist head injuries seen at an inner-city major […]

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Ride Your Bike and Live Longer Suggests Research

In a paper published in the eight issue Environmental Health Perspectives in 2010, the authors suggest that for individuals who shift from car to bicycle, we estimated that beneficial effects of increased physical activity are substantially larger (3–14 months gained) than the potential mortality effect of increased inhaled air pollution doses (0.8–40 days lost) and […]

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