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Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Scientia et Labore Jan 5. 14 Replies

Hi All,The introduction of Minimum Safe Passing Distance Laws in March 2016 was supposed to improve cyclists safety.My feeling is that it has led to drivers giving us more room overall, but there is…Continue

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PeterT liked trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
Jun 12
trailgumby replied to Tim's discussion Austroads report released - Bicycle Safety at Roundabouts
"Northern Beaches. Just waiting BNSW endorsement letter."
Jan 5
Scientia et Labore replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"Clearly a cull of stupid people is needed in the Sunshine Coast"
Jan 5
Bhanu Loku replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"If there was a portal to upload footage and give statements atleast that would help a lot. Basically a sort of case managment/reporting system."
Jan 4
Bhanu Loku replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"good on him, brave man :)"
Jan 4
trailgumby replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"This is a friend of mine, Cameron Frewer, who has finally had enough of driver and police attitudes in Queensland.https://www.facebook.com/7NewsSC/videos/1685628638161230/"
Dec 31, 2017
trailgumby replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"I believe a Queensland university has put out a request for tender for just such a device."
Dec 31, 2017
trailgumby replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"Did you run that past BNSW? Sounds familiar.Your experience is why I submit things in writing. The document trail removes deniability and improves accountability.Beat cops I have found on the whole to be pretty useless for pretty much any matter. I…"
Dec 31, 2017
Dabba replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"It would be interesting if this attitude is adopted when a cyclist is killed by a bogan doing a punishment pass."
Dec 31, 2017
mikesbytes replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"And software that automatically uploads it to the infringement system, which automatically produces an infringement, like the red light speed cameras"
Dec 30, 2017
Bill Parker replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"What we need is a Kickstarter project to build a cheap video camera with an indisputably accurate distance measurement, how hard can that be?"
Dec 30, 2017
Bhanu Loku replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"Hi John, Thanks for all this information, experiences and the guides. Although i never posted about it here, I did use the previous post concerning the green ute driver to report an incident on galston climb in hornsby, I believe this was…"
Dec 30, 2017
Dan replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"Indeed. I've taken some pretty obvious close footage into Chatswood cop shop, including measurements, additional photos and comparison footage from the same camera angle of of one metre looks like, and been told by the officer on the desk that…"
Dec 30, 2017
Jonathon Troy liked trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
Dec 30, 2017
trailgumby replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"Yes, I've been working with BNSW closely, helping other riders who tap them for assistance.There is a major cultural problem at NSW Police with regard to accepting MPDL complaints let alone acting on them. Police who will take these complaints…"
Dec 29, 2017
Bill Parker replied to trailgumby's discussion Minimum Passing Distance Laws – Getting Police to Act on Video Evidence
"And our friends over at BNSW have had these pages for a while  https://bicyclensw.org.au/giveametre/ https://bicyclensw.org.au/advocacy/mpd/ The "evidence" of enforcement is pretty minimal with single digit (appropriately) number of…"
Dec 29, 2017

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Mountain Biking
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Northern Beaches
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