Florida has the highest number of fatalities of bicyclists compared with other States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 113 bicyclists who died in Florida in 2008 and 121 bicyclists who died in 2007. These figures are quite disturbing when evaluating the numbers for Georgia, the state adjacent to Florida, had 16 deaths in 2007 and California, which is a larger and more populated state, had 109 deaths in 2007.
Florida drivers should take due care when driving near bicycle paths and bicyclists. This is especially true for child bicyclists.
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