Inquiry into the Road Safety Road Rules 2009 (Overtaking Bicycles) Bill 2015

Terms of Reference


Self-referenced by the Committee on 9 February 2016:

That the Economy and Infrastructure Standing Committee inquire into and report on the Road Safety Road Rules 2009 (Overtaking Bicycles) Bill 2015 and, in particular — to inquire into, consider and make recommendations in relation to an evaluation of a minimum passing distance rule for motorists when overtaking cyclists, in terms of:

  1. The outcomes and experience of implementing similar laws in other Australian states and territories, such as Queensland, the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania.
  2. The educational campaign that would be required to effectively implement the Bill in Victoria.
  3. The enforcement policies and strategies that would be required to implement the Bill in Victoria.

 
In conducting the inquiry, the Committee is requested to seek information from government and non-government agencies, interstate jurisdictions, cycling and motorists groups and the community.

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Bill

The Bill being considered by the Committee is avaliable from the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents website.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 May 2016