Motorcycle safety levy millions unspent

Millions in motorcycle safety levy fees unspent

Millions of dollars of Victorian riders’ “safety levy” fees are unspent on vital road infrastructure, prompting a riders’ group to call for a 50% reduction of the annual $70 fee. A Freedom of Information application to the Traffic Accident Commission by the Independent Riders’ Group shows that $18.5 million was unspent at the end of …

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Footpath parking protest

Footpath parking ban protest a ‘success’

Riders who staged a protest today (February 21, 2016) against a motorcycle footpath parking ban in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda have claimed it a success, despite a moderate turnout and some riders allegedly being booked. The protest was sparked by rider Darren Carson when footpaths around St Kilda were ruled out for a six-month trial ban. He was …

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Footpath parking threat bays plan centre

Footpath motorcycle parking safe for now

Footpath motorcycle parking in Victoria is safe for now, but rider groups are keeping a close eye on developments in the Melbourne Motorcycle Plan after moves to ban parking on narrow footpaths. In October 2014, Melbourne unanimously adopted a Motorcycle Plan that nurtured and encouraged motorcycles to the city. READ ABOUT THE PLAN However, it also …

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