Cycling is about safe exercise and safe low emission travel.
Bicycle Network Victoria
Herald Sun February 13, 2013
Five cyclist fatalities in its calendar year summary
from bicycle alone accident, bike falls
"All the cyclists who have a crash ‘all by themselves’, called bicycle alone or single vehicle crashes.
These account for around 80% of all hospitalisations."
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I argue that the “Victorian Government Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure
"PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;"
"ALLOWING all riders to use the footpath, provided that they give way to pedestrians."
Cyclist killed in highway car collision
If the cyclist ran red or entered the intersection on amber,
pedestrians may have started to cross with the walk sign on the far side before the cyclist clears the intersection.
This means the cyclist would continue through a busy pedestrian crossing"
(The Cyclists states )"I was already way too committed to stop," the post states.
"The light turned red as I was cruising through the middle of the intersection and then, almost instantly, the
I couldn't see a line through the crowd and I couldn't stop, so I laid it down and just plowed through the
VicRoads is currently considering:
199 were Male.
- Supervision is the key. Don’t let your child near the road unsupervised until you are sure they can stop safely and cross roads safely.
onto the road"
"Most (63%) of the fatalities in this group are under 15 and male." (2002)
"This type of crash also accounts for 18.2% of all cycle crashes."
a road or to begin riding on the road."
They are mostly in metro Melbourne (52%)
Any kind of Cycling More Often?
Road Safety Advocate
An 88 year old female pedestrian was struck and killed by a female cyclist while boarding a Tram in Melbourne at a Tram Stop next to the Rear of State Parliament