“We are also still seeing a small number of participants failing to comply with red traffic lights.”
“During these checks we found that the riders failed to have a bell fitted as required by law, which is of concern as participants in the Hell Ride often travel at speeds in excess of 50km/h,” Sen-Sgt Cormack said.
But Moorabbin highway patrol Senior Sergeant John Cormack said there was still a lot of work to be done to bring the unofficial Beach Rd bike race under control.
“We have been working with the group over the last few months and we are starting to see some very promising results but it still may take some time to provide comfort that all of the risks have been diminished or reduced.
Comment by Pete Dowe