Bike-Car Crashes Rise in Maryland
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Accidents between cars and bicyclists in Maryland increased sharply over the last five years, according to a Capital News Service analysis of crash data. There were 841 accidents between cars and bikes in Maryland in 2012, according to the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, a 5 percent increase over the 799 bike-car accidents in 2008. Click on a county for more information about bike versus car crashes in 2012.

Reporting by Josh Birch. Design by Josh Birch and Marlena Chertock.

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Bike-car crashes per 100,000 people in 2012
0 to 5 5.1 to 10 10.1 to 15 15.1 to 20 20.1 to 35