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“I bought a Jeep” – now do I bear a greater responsibility to smaller vehicles on the roadway?

Short answer, of course you don’t, this is Australia, where the reality is the automobile is the protected majority. Background The plaintiff was riding his electric bicycle home from work along a shared pathway designated for cyclists and pedestrians when … Continue reading

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Life Changer – Quadriplegic from Shared Path Head-on Crash Epilogue: Perth’s lethal bicycle paths TREVOR Tyers was left paralysed after a horrific bicycle smash on Perth’s shambolic cycleways. The once ultra-fit chemical engineer was training two female friends for triathlons when he was in a collision with … Continue reading

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Cycling and Shared Paths – Western Australian Road Traffic Code 2000

  Road Traffic Code WA.pdf The shared path fact sheet (broken link removed) reminds me of the only path rage I’ve received this year, a couple of geriatric blokes at 5:30am dark of winter two abreast taking up whole ‘old … Continue reading

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