Reach Out M44

My fluro backpack cover is a distraction for bus drivers. They love to get as close as they can to me to have a good look.

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Comment by heather on May 4, 2012 at 16:59

Am familiar with the term "overtaking without due care". Do not know the related ARR. The Driver's Handbook, published by State Govt, recommends that drivers leave a minimum of one metre when overtaking a cyclist. Austroads 2009 recommends that large vehicles like trucks (omitted public bus) leave a safe distance when overtaking cyclists. In a 60km/h zone this is 1.0 metre.

You can report careless public bus driving via Buses have exterior filming which is overwritten in 2 weeks. However, you might have enough photographic evidence. If you get the bus number and not the rego, check here

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