30km/h speed target in Global Road Safety Week city

City speed limit down to 30km/h

Melbourne plans to drop its CBD speed limit to 30km/h, the lowest of any capital city in Australia, following a Monash University report to council. The new speed limit will replace the 40km/h limit introduced seven years ago between Flinders, Spring, La Trobe and Spencer streets. The university research says the lower speed will protect vulnerable …

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Two wheels makes riders safest motorists

A British survey has found that riding a motorcycle makes you safer on a bicycle and vice versa, while other surveys show riders are the safest motorists. The latest survey, commissioned by British motorbike insurance company Carole Nash found that 58% said being a motorcyclist helped them to be safer on a bicycle. It also found …

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Separate stop lines for motorbikes?

Some riders want separate stop lines at intersections in front of other vehicles now that lane filtering has been introduced in most states and the ACT. The lines are used by motorcycles and scooters in many European and Asian countries to separate two-wheelers from the rest of the traffic. The idea is that it allows …

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