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
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Cycling Beach Road Bunch Cycling VIDEO Melbourne Beach Road Weekend Mornings No Stopping Zone VIDEO “One accident too many... Beach Road Mayhem” Murray Thompson MP State Member for Sandringham Road Rule 287 Duties of a driver (or rider) involved in an accident Road Rule 126 Difficulty Stopping Road Rule 151 Two Abreast Bunch Size Rec. Max. 20 Riders Rule of Law Equality Cyclists’ Identification Reliable Photo ID No Stopping Zone 'Road Train' Community Safety
“It is recommended that groups do not exceed 20 cyclists in total
as it becomes extremely difficult for other cyclists and
motorists to ‘pass the bunch’.
The Code of Conduct for Training Cyclists
”when cyclists breach road rules...” in particular the
“…cycling specific rule of riding two abreast or three abreast when overtaking,
other road users become frustrated and take undue risks and/or show
inappropriate aggression often to other cyclists.”
CycleSport Victoria and Amy Gillett Foundation submission to