A Metre Matters, but will it improve cyclist safety?
Last Friday the Queensland Minister for Transport Scott Emerson announced a two-year trial of a minimum passing distance for motorists who are overtaking cyclists: one metre on roads with speed limits up to 60km/h and 1.5m on faster roads. It’s the latest development in the Amy Gillett Foundation’s A Metre Matters campaign, a push to […]
Riding In The Bus Lane
This week a lot of people have been sending me the incident in Sydney that occurred between a bus driver and a cyclist. I don’t think it was cool for the cyclist to get on the bus and punch the driver in the face, but after seeing the footage you can clearly see that the […]
Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
I nearly got cleaned up by a car coming around a blind corner last week. This was because our communication got mixed up. My mate yelled “CAR!” as he was half way across the road in an intersection. I’m used to “CLEAR!” being yelled out when it’s safe to cross. “CAR!” sure sounded like “CLEAR!” […]