Cyclists are less likely to suffer head injuries than other road users.
In towns and for utility cycling, less than 10%. Higher in countryside for leisure cycling. Sports cyclists c. 94%.
4% of daily journeys in France are made by cycle.
Cycle use is growing in towns and cities, much less so in suburbs and countryside.
Sécurité Routière; CERTU (Centre d'études sur les réseaux, les transports, l'urbanisme et les consturctions publiques). March 2005.