Cities in the United States are constantly evolving — andcyclists are a big part of the reason why.

As the number of cyclists has grown in recent years, so too does thenumber of cyclist fatalities.

In 2015, a total of 817 cyclists were killed in crashes withmotor vehicles. This represents a 13% increase from 2014 and thehighest number of cyclists deaths since 1995, according to theInsurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected].