87 percent of near-crash events were the fault of motorists

Not sure if already posted - In the Age
Push for peace as rage rises between drivers, cyclists

87% of the time it’s their fault 100% of the time

and the other 13% were caused by cyclists who weren’t paying attention because they were busy wondering if cycling makes them gay.


Homer: Aw, people can come up with statistics to prove anything, Kent.
Forfty percent of all people know that.
Kent: I see. Well, what do you say to the accusation that your group
has been causing more crimes than it’s been preventing?
Homer: Oh, Kent, I’d be lying if I said my men weren’t
committing crimes.
Kent: [pause] Well, touche’.

The other 13% are jaywalkers.

Wasn’t someone here wearing one of those helmet-mounted cameras?

I took part in the study that got that stat. I like to think that I prevented it from being 90%.