Month: March 2018

March 29th, 2018

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Thursday, March 29, 2018 Safe driving and cycling this Easter Dear Editor, This Easter let’s keep all Queenslanders safe on our roads. Travel at a safe speed, don’t get distracted, and stay off the road if you’re tired or tipsy. Whether you’re driving a car, riding a bike, or scooting around…

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March 28th, 2018

Greater action on enforcement needed Nearly one in four drivers who overtake cyclists on higher speed roads are breaking the law and passing too close, according to new research by QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety. The expert study of nearly 2000 overtaking occasions at 15 sites across Queensland found an overall non-compliance…

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March 22nd, 2018

Bicycle Queensland has welcomed Brisbane City Council’s announcement that construction on the Woolloongabba Bikeway will commence in June. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has issued a call for tenders to deliver this key piece of cycling infrastructure, which will provide a safe corridor for cyclists travelling along Stanley Street and Annerley Road in both directions. “The…

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March 16th, 2018

Dear Editor, On Friday March 23 we’re calling on all Queenslanders to get our next generation grinning and on their bikes to school. It’s National Ride2School Day and an opportunity to give our children the gift of fun and freedom that comes with riding a bike. Of concern, only 1 in 5 Queensland kids currently…

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March 8th, 2018

Bicycle Queensland and Brisbane City Council have teamed up to bring bikes back to Brisbane neighbourhoods, in a bid to help boost community enjoyment of the great outdoors. The free family-friendly “In Your Neighbourhood” event will be held at Norman Creek Bikeway on Saturday March 17 from 8-11am. Bicycle Queensland CEO Anne Savage urged families…

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March 1st, 2018

From: Anne Savage Sent: Thursday, 1 March 2018 6:43 AM To: Chris Honnery Subject: Presumed Liability Laws Hi Chris, Let me know if you have time for a chat this morning about the presumed liability story on page 9? I respect Paul’s comments and understand the RACQ’s position. Is the adjective ‘bizarre’ in your lead…

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