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Does Lane Splitting Make Motorcyclists Safer?

(Sponsored post on lane splitting for our North American readers) Lane-splitting is the act of riding a motorcycle between the lanes of traffic on a freeway or city road. It’s a controversial topic in motorcycle safety, with a variety of opinions and different laws on whether it benefits motorcyclists or puts them in more danger. …

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Third Ride your Motorcycle to Work Week

The third annual Australian Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Week is on from 7-11 October 2019 and once again double Dakar Rally winner Toby Price is the event ambassador. According to the official Ride to Work Week press release, Toby says: When you ride, you’re living a little more! No one should go through life without …

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Rider t-bones another lane-filtering rider

A rider crossing a lane to filter between traffic t-bones another lane-filtering rider in this video released by the Queensland Department of Transport. The Department posted the video on Facebook with this message: You’re only allowed to lane filter in Queensland if you hold an open licence for the motorcycle you’re riding, your speed when …

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Rider-rage driver appeal rejected

An appeal against a “light penalty” for a Canberra driver who twice swerved dangerously at legally lane-filtering motorcyclists has been rejected. The driver, Jake Searle, 28, had been charged with two counts of driving with intent to menace. He faced maximum penalties of more than $3000 in fines or 12 months in jail or both for each …

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Lane filter past our commuting nightmare

It’s time the motorcycle industry advertised the benefits of riding to work by motorcycle as commuting times have increased about a quarter across Australia in the past couple of decades. The latest annual Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey shows Sydney commuters are the worst hit, while Brisbane’s commuting times have increase …

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Appeal call for rider-raging driver

An appeal could be launched against a Canberra motorist who received a “light penalty” for twice swerving dangerously at legally lane-filtering motorcyclists. The driver, Jake Searle, 28, had been charged with two counts of driving with intent to menace. He faced maximum penalties of more than $3000 in fines or 12 months in jail or both for …

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Driver gets ‘slap’ for swerving at riders

A Canberra motorist facing possible jail time for swerving his car at two lane-filtering motorcyclists has got off with a relative slap on the wrist. The driver, Jake Searle, 28, had been charged with to counts of driving with intent to menace and faced maximum penalties of more than $3000 in fines or 12 months in jail or …

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Why the resistance to driver training?

Despite motorcycle riders calling for more driver training and awareness of riders, authorities continue to resist for a variety of reasons. Riders believe better trained drivers would be more aware of them and rules such as lane filtering, making their ride safer. However, politicians and authorities usually reject driver training as being expensive, promoting hooning …

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Driver faces lane filtering charges

A motorist faces two charges of driving with intent to menace after two incidents involving a car swerving toward lane filtering riders were videoed in October 2018. The alleged offender will appear before the ACT Magistrates Court on 19 July 2019 and faces more than $3000 in fines or 12 months in jail or both for …

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Lane filtering a Whopper to drivers

Burger King now has motorcyclists lane filtering their Whopper burgers to hungry Mexico City drivers who can be stuck in traffic for up to five hours a day. The delivery system is so popular Burger King is planning to extend the service to other cities with traffic problems such as Los Angeles, São Paulo and …

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