Riding two abreast.
If riding in the same (lane) please consider other road users and, if necessary, change to single file to allow drivers to overtake safely.
VicRoads BikeRiders RoadRulesAndFines
Riding two abreast Road Rule 151:
Bike riders must not ride alongside more than one other rider in a single marked lane or on any part of a road that is not a multi-lane road unless the bike rider is overtaking another bike rider.
Road Rule 151 Riding a motor bike or bicycle alongside more than 1 other rider
(1) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle must not ride on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside more than 1 other rider, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Note Bicycle, motor bike and multi-lane road are defined in the dictionary, and rider is defined in rule 17.
(2) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle must not ride in a marked lane alongside more than 1 other rider in the marked lane, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Note Marked lane is defined in the dictionary.
(3) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle may ride alongside more than 1 other rider if the rider is:
(a) overtaking the other riders; or
(b) permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Note Overtake is defined in the dictionary.
(4) If the rider of a motor bike or bicycle is riding on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside another rider, or in a marked lane alongside another rider in the marked lane, the rider must ride not over 1.5 metres from the other rider.
(5) In this rule:
road does not include a road-related area, but includes a bicycle path, shared path and any shoulder of the road.
Note Bicycle path is defined in rule 239, road-related area is defined in rule 13, shared path is defined in rule 242, and shoulder is defined in Rule 12.
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Beach Road Bunch Cycling Photo Good Bunch Two Abreast Road Rule 151 & less than 20 Cyclists Code of Conduct "Thumbs Up!" No Stopping Zones Community Safety
This photo was taken by Pete Dowe on Beach Road at 9.05am on Saturday July 10th 2010
at Ricketts Point, Beaumaris, Bayside, Melbourne, Australia
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