"SAPOL won't touch any complaints about passing distance where the cyclist and driver were both in their own lanes.
This has always irked me. For example, Anzac Highway where the bike lane can be barely wider than the rider. Totally fine for…"
"Thanks everybody. I guess I was just confused as to what the law was if I am cycling in the extreme left of the right hand lane and a car overtakes me in the LH lane. I am happy that cars are advised to give me the usual spacing…"
"The actual regulation hasn't been changed, and there aren't any changes that are yet to take effect.
I think you're straining to read The Driver's Handbook like it is legislation rather than advice. The advice related to…"
"> Now it seems to be both left and right of the cyclist
Reading the Drivers Hand Book that does seem to be the case, but only on a multi-lane road and the cyclist is in a right-hand lane. Certainly makes sense as I would not like any close…"
"Michael, are you basing your statement on:“You must not overtake: on the left, except: if the vehicle is turning right or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right-turn signal”If not, which statement?
Has this law changed ? When it first appeared it was Despite anything in rule 144, a driver of a motor vehicle driving past to the right of the rider of a bicycle travelling in the same direction as the driver must pass the bicycle at a sufficient distance from the bicycle.Now it seems to be both left and right of the cyclisthttp://mylicence.sa.gov.au/road-rules/the-drivers-handbook/overtakingSee More
"Cycling past tonight it looks like the diversion off to the left, up onto the footpath and across at the lights has been opened up. Don't know if they have fixed the beg button as I was cycling the other way. On the other side the…"
"I looked on their website and they aren't advertising it yet. However with that flash logo and signage in the picture you would imagine they are planning more than one. Maybe they will have a change of name to "On…"
"Those little packs of Dine would be great on a long ride. Easily digested and all the fish oil builds up the joints.
Seriously this is a great idea. I assume it will spread out to the other OTR's. The bike tool stands…"
"I drove down here this morning and they have put on the lane markings. The two lanes that approach the intersection move over to the left at the intersection to make room for a third lane on the right, presumably a right turn only lane.…"
"Sorry Wayne I should have quoted which comment I was replying to. I was just supporting your comment:
I remembered you posting a few months back about having recently arrived in Adelaide and wasn't sure if you had caught…"
An eclectic mix of cyclists. It takes time to know AC members, and sometimes even gender, when avatars of cycling gear, childhood photos and Cadell. Gradually learn there are mature members, like us. Do you think that your title ever helps when writing cycling advocacy letters and submissions?