A METRE MATTERS REMAINS IN ACT

by / Monday, 04 December 2017 / Published in News item

The ACT Government has announced that the a metre matters legislation will continue in the ACT following the end of a two year trial, with a review of the laws underway.

“Preliminary results from a community attitudes survey in October show that 91 per cent of respondents were at least somewhat supportive of the minimum overtaking distances and this support has strengthened over the trial period,”  Minister for Justice, Consumer Affairs and Road Safety Shane Rattenbury said today.

Amy Gillett Foundation CEO Phoebe Dunn welcomed this news.

“This is great news for ACT cyclists and for all road users in the ACT.  It’s wonderful to see such widespread acceptance of these laws, and we look forward to seeing the outcomes of the review, once complete,” Dunn said.

Read the full media relase here.

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