Cycling is about "Safe exercise" and "Safe low-emission travel" The Health and Fitness objective is UNDERMINED if the means of exercise is UNSAFE! This blog STRONGLY OPPOSES certain reforms VicRoads is currently considering: “cyclists could be allowed to treat red lights as Give Way signs. And the same could also APPLY at pedestrian lights."
Also "PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;" "allowing teenagers to ride on footpaths"(Herald Sun)PDowe
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Cycling Beach Road Bunch Cycling Negligence Group Responsibility Road Rule 126 Difficulty Stopping, Road Rule 151 Two Abreast and Bunch Size Rec. Max. 20 Riders Comment by Pete Dowe Community Safety
Raisin-Shaw's decision proved to be wrong, but in the
circumstances it "was not unreasonable", Mr Sharpley said.
Mr Sharpley accepted that his client had contributed to Mr
Gould's death but argued his actions were "not indicative of any
significant DEGREE of
"The alternative of proceeding through the red signal
appeared to be the lesser of the two evils,
on the basis that it was unlikely that a pedestrian would
walk out in front of cyclists approaching at speed," he said.