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Draft road rules submission

The CBD BUG’s draft submission to the current Australian Road Rules review is available here for comment this week: Draft road rules submission ( PDF, 115 kB) Please send us your comments by COB this Friday, 9 December. You might … Continue reading

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Call to action: Review of the Australian Road Rules

The National Transport Commission (NTC) is reviewing the Australian Road Rules (ARR).  The ARR serve as the model on which all states and territories base their respective road rules, including the Queensland Road Rules.

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Poll: Mandatory helmet laws

Our recent polls have been a bit one-sidedly negative or positive, but this month we’re going to risk something a bit more controversial. And, what could be more controversial than… yep, you guessed it: helmets. Well, not helmets per se, … Continue reading

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Helmet research paper released

After months of pursuing it, CBD BUG has finally obtained under Queensland’s Right to Information legislation a copy of the Bicycle Helmet Research paper ( PDF, 4.9 MB) produced by the Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland … Continue reading

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Helmet laws and the CBDBUG

My two-pennyworth regarding the compulsory helmet issue: 1. Adults no longer need to be compelled to wear helmets, both for nanny-state reasons and because helmets are now so well accepted that we all would wear one when conditions required it, … Continue reading

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Draft road rule amendments

As discussed at recent meetings, CBD BUG is working to have some road rules that we see as cycle-unfriendly amended. A draft of the proposed changes is available online. The key proposed changes are to: Permit cycling across zebra and … Continue reading

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