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Motorcycles in bus lanes trial extended

Motorcyclists can now use more bus lanes in Melbourne for the next five years under an extension to an already six-year bus-lane trial. The Victorian Government started a “six-month trial” in Hoddle St in 2011 allowing riders to use the bus lane in peak periods. The trial was extended in 2017 with the Fitzgerald St …

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Motorcycles should use bus lanes in trial

A trial of motorcyclists using bus lanes should be introduced in Melbourne “to improve motorcycle safety and allow more efficient traffic movement”, says Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure, David Hodgett. Riders can only legally ride in bus lanes in NSW and the ACT in Australia. In most states, only bicycles, taxis, limousines and emergency …

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Should motorcycles use bus lanes?

City traffic flows more smoothly and safety is not jeopardised when motorcycle and scooter riders are allowed to ride in bus lanes. That’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of leaders in many major cities around the world. In London, riders have been allowed to use bus lanes since 2010 without any adverse affects, …

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Motorcycles should use bike lanes

Motorcycles should be allowed to share bike lanes under certain conditions, according to national rider groups. They are calling for the bike-lane plan to be included in the lane-filtering laws being introduced in Victoria from September 1. VicRoads Director of Vehicle and Road Use Policy spokesman James Holgate has confirmed they are considering the proposal after …

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