The number of people cycling in Ireland has risen dramatically in recent years with a near doubling of the number of bikes coming into Dublin city centre over the past eight years.
There has also been an increase in the number of accidents. Meanwhile, government investment in cycling infrastructure has been piecemeal at best.
Where cycling lanes are available, they are rarely segregated and often used by cars, taxis, and lorries for parking and deliveries.
In the first part of a planned series on cycling safety in Ireland, we want to take a look at accident blackspots around the country.
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We want to find out where the most dangerous roads and junctions for cyclists are located across Ireland.
We want to analyse the last ten years of official data to see collision and fatality rates on the country’s roads.
Have you any information that you think would help this investigation, contact us at [email protected]
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