# Ride Your Bike Safely

In the winter months (January, February, and December of the same calendar year), one-quarter of the cyclist fatalities occurred from 6 p.m. to 8:59 p.m., followed by the interval 3 p.m. to 5:59 p.m. (17%).

The spring season showed a different pattern for frequency of cyclist fatalities. Twenty percent of the fatalities occurred from 9 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. Nineteen percent of the spring cyclist fatalities occurred from 3 p.m. to 5:59 p.m.

Summer months had peak frequencies from 6 p.m. to 8:59 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. The lowest percentage of cyclist fatalities in the summer occurred between 3 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.

During the fall season, 22 percent of the cyclist fatalities occurred between 6 p.m. and 8:59 p.m. Three other intervals each experienced 16 percent of the cyclist fatalities (6 a.m. to 8:59 a.m., 3 p.m. to 5:59 p.m., and 9 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.).

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