In an effort to stem the recent increase in bicycle-related injuries around New York, city officials have launched a new campaign to improve bike safety in town. Some new innovations include creating 240 miles of dedicated color-coded bike lanes and handing out free helmets (97% of the 225 people killed on bikes over the past decade were not wearing one). Over 3,000 riders were injured during the same time period. So here's what you do:
1. Get yourself a free helmet.
2. Look cool, cruise.
3. Increase likelihood of being hit by a car.
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