Cycling is about "Safe exercise" and "Safe low-emission travel" The Health and Fitness objective is UNDERMINED if the means of exercise is UNSAFE! This blog STRONGLY OPPOSES certain reforms VicRoads is currently considering: “cyclists could be allowed to treat red lights as Give Way signs. And the same could also APPLY at pedestrian lights."
Also "PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;" "allowing teenagers to ride on footpaths"(Herald Sun)PDowe
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Motoring Drink-drive L-plater crashes into House Herald Sun
Drink-drive L-plater crashes through fence and into decking of house
Police believe the Holden Commodore station wagon was travelling on Sweetland Rd, Box Hill, when the driver lost control of the vehicle, crashed through a fence and into the rear decking of a house about 2.15am.
The 19-year-old Mitcham driver and his male passenger fled the scene but police caught the pair down the street a short time later.
The driver returned an evidentiary breath test of 0.055 per cent.
He is expected to be charged on summons with various traffic offences.