Riding on the footpath is much more hazardous than "dooring!"
Cycling Deaths Fatalities Serious Injuries VIDEO Making it Easier to Ride from Footpath onto Road
there were eleven cyclist fatalities in Victoria
Six of the eleven deceased were over 12 and therefore illegally on the footpath.
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