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, October 24, 2015
Cycling Safety Cyclists hurt in pile-up crash during stage three of 2015 Tour of the Goldfields Sunday Herald Sun Oct 24th 2015
Cyclists hurt in pile-up crash during stage three of 2015 Tour of the Goldfields
A huge fall in the third stage of the Tour of the Goldfields has left a number of riders badly hurt. Pictures: Steven Dowden
SCORES of cyclists were hurt after being caught in a pile-up during a race in central Victoria.
Paramedics rushed to help injured racers after the group went down during stage three of the 2015 Tour of the Goldfields.
Injuries ranged from neck problems to cuts and bruises, following the crash on the 58km circuit.
The accident saw some riders unable to finish the race.