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FEB
09

What’s happening to bicycle riding?

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Copenhagen is bicycle city – there are now more bikes than cars! In 1970, there were about 350,000 cars and 100,000 bikes. Today, there are 265,700 bike riders compared to 253,600 car drivers, right in the heart of the city.

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NOV
07

Where and why cyclists crash

Monday, 07 November 2016

New research from Monash University in Victoria suggests cycling is a high risk activity, even on dedicated bike paths. This small study found nearly a quarter of cycling crashes in Victoria occur in marked bicycle lanes, and usually in daylight and in clear weather. Most of the participants were experienced cyclists of more than 10 years.

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APR
01

Sharing the road is not easy for cars and bikes

Friday, 01 April 2016
As part of the NSW government’s Go Together campaign, cyclists since 1 March 2016 need to carry a drivers licence or photo ID while riding. Certain offences, such as not wearing a helmet or not stopping at red lights, will now incur huge fines, some nearly six times higher than they were.

Read more: Sharing the road is not easy for cars and bikes

   
MAR
02

Bare-headed cycling in ACT could return

Wednesday, 02 March 2016

Cycling along with the wind in your hair may seem like a thing of the past but, under a new road safety plan, the ACT may be the first to take off the helmet.

First, the ACT wants to be the first Australian jurisdiction to have zero deaths or injuries on the road. Under the National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020 (NRSS), all states and territories in Australia have the target of reducing road deaths and serious injuries by 30% by 2020.

Read more: Bare-headed cycling in ACT could return

 
MAR
19

Free coffee for motorists on the Newell Highway

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Article PhotoCafes along the Newell Highway are offering free cups of coffee to encourage motorists to take a break. Drivers are alerted to cafes offering the free service via an app called Free Cuppa.

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