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Improving understanding of cycle safety issues with crowdsourced data

In 2018, there were 857 bicyclists killed in motor vehicle crashes, a more than 6% increase from the year before. Safety of cyclists and drivers alike should be a major concern of everyone on the road.
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Nature and Context

Research into traffic incidents involving cyclists has: raised awareness of the lack of good incident data-reporting tools for cycling activity. Using crowd-sourced data to track how and why accidents are happening can help make roads safer for everyone.

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Collideoscope is a crowdsourced notification system designed to record and track cycle incident reports. It's built within mySociety's already popular FixMyStreet platform, which features early notifications to local authorities either programmatically or via email.

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