Updated: Fact sheet Pedelecs and speed pedelecs

The SWOV fact sheet 'Pedelecs and speed pedelecs' has been updated. This fact sheet discusses the road safety aspects of the two electrically assisted bicycles. In recent years, both the number of pedelecs and the number of speed pedelecs have increased: to about three million pedelecs and more than 26 thousand speed pedelecs. Of the 229 bicycle deaths that occurred in 2020, a third was riding a pedelec. The number of casualties among speed pedelec riders is unknown.