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Must-Know E Bike Accident Statistics [Latest Report]

In this post, we will explore a comprehensive collection of e-bike accident statistics from various locations around the world. From the Netherlands to New York City, Switzerland to China, these statistics shed light on the growing safety concerns surrounding e-bike usage. Let’s dive into the data to understand the risks associated with e-bikes and their impact on road safety.

Statistic 1

"The number of e-bike accidents increased by 72% between 2017 and 2018 in the Netherlands."

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Statistic 2

"Approximately 90% of reported incidents with e-bikes or e-scooters in 2019 in NYC involved rider injury."

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Statistic 3

"In Switzerland, the risk of accidents is found to be 6.5 times higher for e-bikes than regular bicycles."

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Statistic 4

"In a study of 553 e-bike collisions, 31% were caused by the rider losing control and 25% were caused by driver error."

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Statistic 5

"E-bike riders account for 25% of all bicycle accidents on New York City streets."

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Statistic 6

"In 2017, the number of e-bike accidents rose by 25% in Germany compared to 2016."

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Statistic 7

"E-bike riders are 57% more likely to be involved in an accident than traditional bike riders, according to a Danish study."

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Statistic 8

"In 2019, e-bike collisions accounted for 3,217 deaths in China, a 41% increase compared to 2018."

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Statistic 9

"A study conducted in BC, Canada, revealed that one in five e-bike riders reported being involved in at least one accident or near miss."

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Statistic 10

"In Victoria, Australia, 37% of e-bike accidents in the last five years involved collisions with pedestrians."

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Statistic 11

"In France, there is a 27% increase in e-bike accidents resulting in physical injuries between 2018 and 2019."

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Statistic 12

"In Seoul, South Korea, the rate of traffic accidents involving e-bikes rose by 31% in 2019 compared to 2018."

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The statistics presented on e-bike accidents reveal a concerning trend of increasing incidents and risks associated with the use of e-bikes in various countries. From substantial rises in accident rates and fatalities to high percentages of rider injury and collisions, the data underscores the importance of prioritizing safety measures for e-bike riders. The findings suggest a pressing need for enhanced regulations, improved infrastructure, and increased awareness to mitigate the growing risks associated with e-bike usage.

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