Heavy Vehicles

Too many people are dying or being seriously injured in crashes involving heavy vehicles.  Heavy vehicles can be made safer for people walking and riding bikes, and you can help make this change. According to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, 216 Australians died in 2017 from 196 fatal crashes involving heavy vehicles, up from

Australians Deserve Safer Heavy Vehicles

Too many people are dying or being seriously injured in crashes involving heavy vehicles.  Heavy vehicles can be made safer for people walking and riding bikes, and you can help make this change. According to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, 216 Australians died in 2017 from 196 fatal crashes involving heavy vehicles,

Understanding the Heavy Vehicle National Law Review

Last Thursday evening representatives of Bicycle NSW and the Newcastle Cycleways Movement attended the National Road Transport Association meeting at Gilbert & Roach in Hexham, to better understand the issues behind the Heavy Vehicle National Law Review. Bicycle NSW has encouraged bike riders, pedestrians, motorbike riders and horse riders to contribute to the Heavy Vehicle

You Asked, We Answered

An important part of our job at Bicycle NSW is responding to the requests and needs of members and Bicycle User Groups.  We can’t always talk about what we are doing at the time, especially if it involves a legal matter or a confidential project or working group. We’ve created this page to share some

On the Side of Safety

Bicycle NSW is calling for all heavy vehicles to be fitted with side underrun protection.  Here’s what it means and why it matters. Side underrun protection devices look like rails fitted to the sides of heavy vehicles in the spaces between the wheels. According to the Australian Trucking Association: “Side underrun protection devices protect road