Bike Accident Summary. Table 1 shows the number of bicycle accidents in Fort Collins from January 1, June 30, 2009.

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1 Bike Accident Summary Table shows the number of bicycle accidents in Fort Collins from January, -June, 9. TABLE BICYCLE ACCIDENTS BY YEAR 9 ½ year % vs. prev. yr. avg. Non-Injury Accidents 9 +.% Injury Accidents % Fatal Accidents n/a Total Accidents +.% Table shows the bicycle accident rate (in accidents per, population) in Fort Collins taking into account the population increase that has occurred. The average accident rate for the 9 year period is.9 accidents/, population. TABLE BICYCLE ACCIDENTS/, POPULATION 9 % vs. prev. yr. avg. Population (In Thousands) Accident Rate %

2 Table shows the age of bicyclists involved in accidents in Fort Collins. Note that there were bicycle accidents during this time period where the age of the bicyclist was not reported. TABLE BICYCLE ACCIDENTS BY BICYCLIST AGE 9 / Total % of Accidents Unknown 9.9 Total Accidents %

3 By Date For January, -June, 9 Sorted By Quarter Count of CRASHDATE / / / / / / / / /9 /9 Month Quarter Beginning By Time For January, -June, 9 Time of Day Count of Day :AM :AM :AM :AM :AM :AM :AM 9 :AM :AM 9:AM :AM :AM :P M Hour Beginning 9 :PM 9 :PM :PM :PM :PM 9 :PM :PM :PM 9:PM :P M :P M

4 By Gender For January, - June, 9 Sorted By Gender Count Female Male No Inf o Gender Types of Bicycle accidents can be further broken down into various types of accidents based on the circumstances. Types of bicycle accidents and the number of each type in Fort Collins from June, 9 are shown below: Type of For January, -June, 9 Approach Turn Backing Broadside Curb Other Non-Collision Other Object (Specify in Narrative) Overtaking Turn Parked Motor Vehicle Rear-End Sideswipe-Opposite Direction Sideswipe-Same Direction

5 Broadside or Right Angle Accidents at Intersections (.%) Accidents where a bicyclist hits or is hit by a vehicle on a perpendicular roadway/driveway. These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Broadside Right Turning Vehicle Left Turning Vehicle Total Number of Injury Straight Fatal Bike Riding Against Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk 9 Bike in the Street Bike Unknown Location Bike Riding Against Traffic 99 Bide Riding With Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk* Bike in the Street Bide Riding With Traffic Unknown Location of Bike Total 9 *Note: two were at mid block pedestrian crossings Injury Collision Fatal Table Contributing Factors-Motorist Careless Driving Disregard Stop Sign Failed To Yield ROW Failed to stop at signal 9 Contributing Factors-Bicyclist 9 Careless Driving Disregard Other Device Improper Turn Disregard Stop Sign Failed To Yield ROW Failed To Stop At Signal Wrong Way On Street Against Traffic On On

6 Approach Turn Accidents at Intersections (9.%) Accidents where a bicyclist hits or is hit by a vehicle approaching from the opposite direction and turning right or left. These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Approach Turns Number of Injury Fatal Bike Riding Against Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike in the Street Bike Unknown Location Bike Riding Against Traffic Bike Riding With Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike in the Street Bike Unknown Location Bike Riding With Traffic Unknown Location of Bike Total Table Contributing Factors-Motorist Contributing Factors - Bicyclist Failed To Yield ROW Failed to stop at signal.... Riding On Drove Wrong Way On Drove Wrong Way On Street Failed To Stop At Signal

7 Overtaking Turn Accidents at Intersections (.%) Accidents where a bicyclist hits or is hit by a vehicle traveling in the same direction as the bicyclist (approaching from behind) and turning right or left These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Overtaking Turns # of Injury Fatal Bike Riding Against Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike in the Street Bike Riding Against Traffic Bike Riding With Traffic Bike on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike in the Street Bike Riding With Traffic Unknown Location of Bike Total Table Contributing Factors-Motorist Turned From Wrong Lane Failed To Yield ROW Riding On Drove Wrong Way On Contributing Factors-Bicyclist Drove Wrong Way On Street Failed To Yield ROW Disregard Stop Sign Turned From Wrong Lane Improper Passing On Right

8 Sideswipe Accidents (.%) Accidents where a bicyclist hits or is hit by a vehicle traveling in the same direction or opposite direction as the bicyclist or car is changing lanes, passing or weaving. These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Sideswipe Number of Injury Fatal Opposite Direction Bike Riding Against Traffic In Street Total Sideswipe Opposite Direction Same Direction Bike Riding Against Traffic In Street Bike Riding With Traffic In Street Unknown Location of Bike Total Sideswipe Same Direction Total Table Contributing Factors-Motorist 9 Weaving RecklessDriving Other Improper Turn Lane Violation Failed To Yield ROW Contributing Factors-Bicyclist Riding On Sidew alk Drove Wrong Disregarded Way On Other Device Street Improper Turn Lane Violation Reckless Driving

9 Other (.%) These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Other Number of Injury Fatal Rear-End Bike Riding Against Traffic In Street Bike Riding With Traffic In Street Total Rear-End Backing Bike Riding With Traffic In Street Bike Riding With Traffic On /Crosswalk Bike Riding Against Traffic On /Crosswalk Unknown Location of Bike Total Backing Parked Motor Vehicles Bike Riding Against Traffic In Street Bike Riding Against Traffic On /Crosswalk Bike Riding With Traffic In Street Total Parked Motor Vehicles Curb Bike Riding With Traffic In Street TotalCurb Non Collision Bike Riding With Traffic In Street Unknown Location of Bike Total Non Collision Others - Parked Bikes, No Info Total Table Contributing Factors-Motorist 9 Improper Backing Careless/Rec klessdriving Lane Violation Failed To Yield ROW Riding On Drove Wrong Way On Street Contributing Factors-Bicyclist Following To Closely No Lights Lane Violation Failed To Yield ROW Careless/Reckl essdriving

10 Severe Injury or Fatal Of the bicycle accidents reported between January, and June, 9, twenty five of them were severe injury accidents. As shown below the trends for these serious accidents are similar to those shown above for all accidents. Injuries/Fatals For January, -June, 9 By Type of Collision Approach Turn Broadside Overtaking Turn Rear-End Sideswipe-Opposite Direction Sideswipe-Same Direction Sum Collision Sum Collision

11 These accidents are further sub-categorized in the following table. Approach Turn Bike riding with traffic on sidewalk/crosswalk Severe Injury/Fatal Injury Bike riding with traffic on street Total Approach Turn.% Fatal Broadside Bike riding against traffic on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike riding against traffic on street Bike riding with traffic on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike riding with traffic on street Total Broadside.% Overtaking Turn Bike riding with traffic on sidewalk/crosswalk Bike riding with traffic on street Total Overtaking.% Rear-End Bike riding with traffic on street Total Rear End.% Sideswipe-Opposite Direction Bike riding against traffic on street Total Sideswipe-Opposite Direction.% Sideswipe-Same Direction Bike riding against traffic on street Bike riding with traffic on street Total Sideswipe-Same Direction.% Total

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