Road Rule 250:
A bike rider must give way * to pedestrians
when using a shared path
and slow down when passing pedestrians
and other bike riders.
must slow down and, if necessary,
stop to avoid a collision
Tip: Use your bell or your voice to warn others as you are passing them.
A DONCASTER pensioner who suffered horrific injuries after a collision with a cyclist has called for shared bike and pedestrian paths to be scrapped.
Ms Ricciotti underwent intensive facial reconstructive surgery and was in hospital for two weeks."
"...cyclists were "doing stupid things" and creating risks
by using apps to record competing times on some segments of
busy commuter bike paths."
Bicycle Network Victoria
"In fact, (Bicycle Network Victoria's) Mr Gary Brennan
said he had clocked riders doing 40km/h on a (shared path) stretch between Toorak Road and Waverley."
Bicycle Network Victoria's Gary Brennan said
"the fact infrastructure in Melbourne had not kept up with the huge increase in cycling numbers was a factor in tensions between cyclists and motorists."
"The fact so many new riders were taking to the roads meant there were a big group of "newbie" cyclists who had yet to learn the best way to conduct themselves on the roads,