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Journal article: Cycling and the Law

Started this discussion. Last reply by yugyug Sep 16. 12 Replies

Every cyclist [is] to be presumed, in all legal proceedings, to be a reckless idiot and on the wrong side of the road, unless he can bring conclusive evidence to the contrary. Punch (1896)An…Continue

Tags: australia, law

Free bike box at Qantas Domestic

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dabba Jun 29, 2015. 5 Replies

There's a spare bike box at Qantas domestic, behind the retail store between the Luggage Services counter and luggage carousel 5, if anyone needs one and is flying before they assume it's a bomb and…Continue

CBD and South East Light Rail Modification removing Alison Rd cycleway

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Moore Dec 10, 2014. 6 Replies

So a modification for the CBD and South East Light Rail is up for comment until Dec 17 ( a week from today): …Continue

Tags: Alison Road, Randwick, Trams, Light Rail

FYXO-brand stupidly bright headlight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mjog Aug 5, 2014. 2 Replies

Up for grabs is an official FYXO-branded Xeccon S12 headlight. This thing will in a very serious way illuminate your way. Effectively new in box since it was never actually used. Bought for some…Continue

Tags: fyxo, for-sale, headlight

 

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yugyug replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"The acceptance of it? I think you mean that which results from being subjected to the power or threat of force. "
Sep 16
yugyug replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"While we are on the subject of law, here is something I've been wondering: Cyclists must keep left on the road, except for multilane road, in which case they can use any lane. This is also true for drivers, and is, as far as I know, a simple…"
Sep 16
yugyug replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"As the article footnotes, this potential loss of demerit points is in South Australia.  I don't know of it being possible anywhere else, I'm pretty sure its not possible in NSW, though its a while since I looked. "
Sep 16
non ministrare sed ministrari replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"It is an excellent and interesting article. It does come from a body which has a heightened interest in the importance of law."
Sep 16
non ministrare sed ministrari replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"That's possibly changed now. Points used to work on a per-licence database. They got a bit smarter when they addressed the practice of multiple interstate licences, thereby making points a per-person thing and linking licences. I'm not…"
Sep 16
Mike Stuart replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"Loosely related but when I was driving in NSW on my UK licence, I got a speeding fine which would ordinarily have demerit points attached, but when I applied for an received my NSW driving licence those points were (unsurprisingly) not followed…"
Sep 16
mikesbytes replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"Giving cyclists demerit points against their drivers license would be detrimental to Dunc's objective of getting cyclists off their bikes and into their cars"
Sep 16
Jim Frech replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"And I can just hear Duncan Gay have a quiet chuckle to himself as he reads your comment. Those cyclists think they can get away with riding drunk do they? Also... "Can anyone cite any cases ... lost points off their driver's license ...…"
Sep 16
Paul replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"You can't be charged with any BAC offence on a bicycle as the entire division on BAC applies specifically to operators of Motor Vehicles. That also includes the authority of the police to give you an RBT. However, within the standard road…"
Sep 16
Mjog replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"Dunno if it's actually happened, but you can definitely get done for drink driving if e.g. you're on a skateboard on the road, and lose your licence."
Sep 16
Jim Frech replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"I think the operative word here is "can". Like anything when it comes to the law it can escalate out of control and you and your record can be tarred for life "this man is never to hold a driver's licence" inscribed on your…"
Sep 16
cafard à deux roues replied to Mjog's discussion Journal article: Cycling and the Law
"Page 14: "If cyclists commit a traffic offence, they too can incur demerit points against their driver’s licence or, if no driver’s licence is held, it can impact on their ability to obtain one in the future." WTF! Has this…"
Sep 16
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Journal article: Cycling and the Law

Every cyclist [is] to be presumed, in all legal proceedings, to be a reckless idiot and on the wrong side of the road, unless he can bring conclusive evidence to the contrary. Punch (1896)An excellent article examining the relationship between law making/enforcement and cycling in contemporary Australia, just published by the UNSW Law Journal.See More
Sep 16
Mjog replied to Dabba's discussion What should BNSW and AGF be taking to the Dunc table?
"Note that the Idaho Stop actually consists of two things: Stop signs become Give Way signs for cyclists - i.e. bikes can roll through if clear Red lanterns at traffic lights become Stop signs for cyclists - i.e. bicycles can continue through a red…"
Sep 9
Mjog replied to Snowy_5's discussion Is there bike storage box on roads in Sydney?
"Yet more quality Australian inferiorstructure!"
Sep 2
Mjog replied to Snowy_5's discussion Is there bike storage box on roads in Sydney?
"Oh, thanks! I didn't realise that at all."
Sep 2

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