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

Last week’s media coverage of proceedings into the deaths of cyclists Jason Lowndes and Mike Hall is a tragic reminder of the vulnerability of bike riders, and also that there is much to be done to improve safety on Australian roads. Mike Hall Mike was killed on 31 March 2017, near the small NSW locality of

ABC television’s ‘Gruen’ program is the inspiration for the annual Amy Gillett Foundation video competition that invites the public to create original videos to address a road safety issue – this year’s topic ‘how do we stop car dooring?’ Today five finalists are announced and voting is now open for the People’s Choice award. Car


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The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted that a metre matters legislation is now formally passed into law in Tasmania, and congratulates the Tasmanian Government on this important cycling safety initiative. The Amy Gillett Foundation has worked with our friends at Cycling Tasmania to achieve this milestone. In November 2016, the Tasmanian Government announced the decision