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Regulation vs. the Market:
The Case of Bicycle Safety

1991 Ross D. Petty**

This article  is posted by permission of the author, in a version with navigation tools and full text formatting. The article first appeared in the winter and spring 1991 issues of Risk, the journal of the Franklin Pierce Law Center. A more spartan version is posted on the Franklin Pierce Law Center Web site. -- Editor

Table of contents

Introduction
General Background on Bicycle Risks
Further Background
Estimating Safety Effects
Discussion
Conclusions and Recommendations
Endnotes

List of Tables

Table 1: Annual Fatalities and Injuries, by activity