Tag Archives: bike law

NSW Cycling Laws

Overview of the recent NSW bike law changes can be found here. The stated aims of the laws were to protect cyclists, yet the targets of those changes were mostly cyclists themselves. Very few cyclist deaths are caused by cyclists … Continue reading

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Three road incidents have a good outcome for cycling

After the accident last weekend where six cyclists riding in a group were hit by a car in a hit and run, and the public awareness raised by that incident, the scene was set for more tolerant treatment of cyclists … Continue reading

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Should the law on passing cyclists be changed?

This week, Michael O’Reilly, in his deservedly popular SMH bike blog, posted about a recent court case, where a young truck driver was acquitted of a charge of dangerous driving causing death due to passing the rider too closely, presumably … Continue reading

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Bicycles, the law, and a bit of ambiguity …

I’ve had car drivers indicate to me that I should be walking across a crossing when  I am on a designated bike route which crosses a road. Or when they cut me off, point out to me that my bike … Continue reading

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