Bristol Cycling regularly requests data from local hospitals on the number of admissions by transport mode. Below is an infographic breaking down the collisions that resulted in cyclists being admitted to hospital in 2016.

Take away messages might be:

  1. Take care to avoid leaves, curbs, potholes and, especially, ice
  2. Avoid cars (Space for Cycling anyone?)

Overall the trend over the past 10 years is slightly up, and 2016 was higher than 2015.

Trend in hospital admissions over the past ten years by transport mode