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Drivers dangerously overtake cyclists ‘regardless of reflective clothing’

According to the US Department of Transportation, 677 cyclists were killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2011, while 48,000 were injured. Cyclists have long been told to wear high-visibility clothing on the road so that passing vehicles can see them. But a new study suggests that regardless of clothing, drivers continue to pass dangerously close when overtaking cyclists.
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