A Metre Matters Minimum Passing Distance (MPD) laws come into effect today in the Northern Territory, bringing the Territory into line with all other Australian States and Territories, except Victoria. Last month, AGF Chair, Andy Sheats, spoke to Mikaela Simpson on ABC Radio Darwin program Afternoons (01/07/19)    A Metre Matters legislation provides essential protection

On the 14th anniversary of Amy’s tragic death, Mary Safe, Amy’s mum, shares a story about connection and our mutual responsibility to help each other be safe on the road.     Dear Amy   As you know, you are in our minds and hearts daily as we remember you constantly with our love.  

At the AGF, we’re independent, evidence-based and we exist only to make it safer each time you and your loved ones ride a bike. Our mission is clear – zero cyclist fatalities in Australia. Make your tax time donation count, and support our programs like Sharing Roads Safely – vulnerable road user awareness training for

On the eve of the 2019 Federal Election, here are links to cycling related commitments made by the major political parties:       Australian Greens – ‘$1 Billion for Bikes’   Policy focus (verbatim): Create a network of safe and continuous bicycle routes Develop end-of-trip facilities (such as showers and lockers) that encourage cycling

        Help us shine a light on cycling safety during National Road Safety Week   Join us for the Yellow Ride on Saturday 11 May & Pledge to Drive So Others Survive   When you’re riding on Saturday:   Tie a yellow ribbon around your handlebars Ride with your front and back lights

VALE DAMION DRAPAC

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The Amy Gillett Foundation is devastated to learn of the death of Damion Drapac. Damion was killed in a crash involving a car being driven in Mount Waverley, on Thursday afternoon. He was riding to a club racing event at Sandown in Melbourne, Victoria.   We express our sincere condolences to the Drapac family, to

Image: Transport Accident Commission (TAC) The Amy Gillett Foundation partnered with Monash University to conduct a world-first study of the distances drivers give cyclists when passing on Victorian roads.   Research published in the scientific journal Accident Analysis and Prevention today (Thursday 11 April 2019) shows cyclists are frequently passed at close and unsafe distances. 

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Honourable Michael McCormack MP has today unveiled the Terms of Reference for the National Road Safety Governance Review. This review is the sixth recommendation of 12 tabled in a report produced by the Inquiry into the National Roads Safety Strategy 2011-2020 in

Today, the Victorian County Court sentenced Emma Kent, 24, to jail for nine months. Ms Kent was distracted for 10 seconds before fatally hitting 57-year-old Gareth Davies when he was out cycling in Macedon in 2017. Ms Kent pleaded guilty to one charge of dangerous driving causing death. Judge Pollen acknowledged Ms Kent’s remorse and guilt stating, “The

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