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, May 15, 2013
Cycling Identification & Motorcycling Identification E-Tags not Number Plates Herald Sun May 13th 2013
Put tags on Bikes
Herald Sun, Your Say
May 13th 2013
E-tags for Cyclists? There are many parallels between motorcycling and cycling. "NSW Police traffic services head Superintendent John Hartley said police ignore most cycling offences they witness because of the difficulty in apprehending or identifying the bike rider.
"There are certainly some operational issues in trying to stop cyclists because they are quite mobile and police are usually on foot or in a car," Supt Hartley said.
"You can't identify the cyclist because there are no registration details on them.