I have a question following a recent conversation about bike lanes. The law in SA makes it clear that you must ride in a bicycle lane when one is provided (with exceptions like avoiding hazards,…Continue
"The date the fine was issued and the time and date of the alleged offence are all on the notice which are part of the checks done. Also the lanes work exactly as we understand. A part time bikelane is just that and outside of those times it…"
"But that gets us back to the topic of this post: Unley Road northbound most definitely is not a bicycle lane outside morning rush hour (7.30-9am Mon-Fri), yet the cops said the fine stands. I can only think of the following possibilities:
"They have done exactly what I said. In part the letter said “I have reviewed the information provided and relevant documentation held at the Branch. I have decided that the matter will stand” and a bit later “The issuing officer…"
"Savvas and others are correct, ARR’s allow for road signs to be modified by other information thus the bike lanes only exists between the times as modified and not 24hours. Outside the modified time the lane doesn’t exist, the line…"
"Unfortunately if you encounter a police officer who thinks differently that won't stop you being fined. Then the only real way to contest the fine is to waste time and money going to court - with no guaranteed outcome. There have been several…"
"But immediately after what you quoted, it says "Note - Rule 153 defines a bicycle lane..."
Rule 153 says in part:
(4) A bicycle lane is a marked lane, or the part of a marked lane—
(a) beginning at a bicycle lane sign…"
"That's what I thought, but it's not mentioned specifically in SA's version of the Australian Road Rules.
The only time-related things are school zones and clearways, both of which have no effect when outside hours of operation, so I…"
"No, you do not have to ride in a bicycle lane outside the hours of operation. If you are fined you should be able to challenge it.
There is a law about keeping as left as practicable on a road with no marked lanes - though that applies to motor…"
I have a question following a recent conversation about bike lanes. The law in SA makes it clear that you must ride in a bicycle lane when one is provided (with exceptions like avoiding hazards, etc.), but what about timed bike lanes? If it is outside the hours of operation of the bike lane, is a cyclist still required to ride in it?I'm not asking if it is safer, a good idea to, or just courtesy, but where does the law stand? Could you be fined for riding outside a non-operating bicycle lane?See More
"Anyway, I thought some people might be interested in signing the petition to stop this anti-cycling propaganda that has 50,000 followers.Incidentally, their own petition calling on compulsory single file and a cycling ban on roads over 80kph has…"
"Is there a way to "contact Facebook directly"? Their reporting process only recognises hate speech against race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, and serious…"