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Child cyclists, safety instruction and accidents

Alastair Risk

Child cyclists, safety instruction and accidents

a national sample survey

by Alastair Risk

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Published by University of Salford, Department of Civil Engineering, Road Safety Research Unit in Salford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlastair Risk and Stanley Raymond.
Seriesreports, Reports (University of Salford. Road SafetyResearch Unit)
ContributionsRaymond, Stanley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18904620M

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