What are the main causes for the national increase in fatal bicycle accidents? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp
  1. Cyclists riding in area that they are not familiar with. As cycling becomes more popular, many new to the activity may be riding in areas that they do not know very well.
  2. Municipalities do not have the correct infrastructure to protect cyclists.
  3. Drivers who are distracted and negligent to what is going on in the road around them.