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Traffic safety of electric bicycles – A naturalistic cycling study

46 | Traffic safety of electric bicycles – A naturalistic cycling study

Issue  
09/22/2014
Author/s  
Dr. Tina Gehlert
The number of electric bicycles has increased in recent years and continues to increase both in Germany and elsewhere. For example, 410,000 electric bicycles were sold in Germany in 2013. The growing number of electric bicycles and the possibility of higher speeds give rise to concerns about road safety, in particular the risk of crashes and accidents.