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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Campaign Week (12 - 18 October 2019)

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Campaign Week (12 - 18 October 2019)

Motorcyclists are vulnerable road users. 30% of all fatal crashes between 2007 to 2016 involved a motorcycle.


A minor accident can cause major injuries for a motorcyclist. So sharing the road and looking out for them when changing lanes or making turns is critical.


Minister for Road Safety Shane Rattenbury launched the Motorcycle Safety Awareness Week (12 – 18 October) on 11 October 2019. This national road safety initiative aims to reduce the number of motorcyclists killed or injured on our roads.


Road safety is one of the key priorities for the ACT Government and our goal is to achieve Vision Zero, where no accident on our roads results in death or serious injury.


Here are some things you can do as a motorcyclist:

  • Keep to the speed limit and ride to the road conditions
  • Use indicators when turning

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Joe Rider motorcycle awareness campaign

Joe Rider motorcycle awareness campaign

The ‘Joe Rider motorcycle awareness campaign’ is running from 12 to 18 October 2019 during motorcycle awareness week.

There are over 36,600 licenced motorcycle riders in the ACT so chances are you will know…

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Changes to rental laws in the ACT from 1 November 2019

Rental laws in the ACT are changing from 1 November 2019. The changes will ensure that the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) operates effectively and strikes a fair balance between the rights of tenants and…

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Evaluation of Bicycle Passing Distances in the ACT findings released

Minister for Road Safety Shane Rattenbury has released the findings of a University of Adelaide study research into compliance with the ACT’s minimum passing rules to coincide with the launch ACT’s participation in National Road…

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Call for Expressions of Interest for appointment as a part-time member of the Diversification and Sustainability Support Fund Advisory Board

Expressions of interest are sought from qualified people for appointment as a part-time ordinary member of the Diversification Sustainability and Support Fund Advisory Board (the Advisory Board). Expertise in one or more of the following…

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