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Bicycle NSW is excited to announce we’re launching our Safety on Spokes campaign next week.

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2 Months of Safety On Spokes 

This campaign will run over a 2 months covering a range of bike related safety topics from safe passing to the door zone to breaking down the current NSW bike laws. 

Week 1 - Safe Passing

Week 2 - Safer Heavy Vehicles 

Week 3 - Door zones and door lanes

Week 4 - Safe behaviour around heavy vehicles

Week 5 - Help Us To Help You

Week 6 - NSW bike laws

Week 7 - Road rules for bikes

Week 8 - Safety Tips 

Education For All Road Users

Over recent months, we’ve seen an increase in people riding bikes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. People turned to bikes as a way of avoiding crowds on public transport, needing to find a new way to exercise due to gyms being closed.  

Pop-up cycleways and lower speed zones have provided safer riding routes, reducing barriers for some.  Sadly COVID-19 also interrupted NSW Centre for Road Safety and Bicycle NSW joint road safety campaign efforts.

“It’s great to see so many more people riding bikes, and we know there’s a pressing need  for a high quality road safety campaign to meet their needs,” said Bicycle NSW Communications Manager, Kim Lavender.

“Until joint efforts can resume, Bicycle NSW has developed an education campaign to make a better environment for bike riders,” said Kim.

If there is anything specific you’d like us to cover? Please send us a message on our social media pages or email info@bicyclensw.org.au 

Stay tuned next week as we cover our first topic, safe passing.  

 

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