The most significant and detailed multi-year study into bicycle rider crash statistics ever undertaken in Victoria has found that fatalities involving bike riders are decreasing, however non-fatal crashes are increasing, something the Amy Gillett Foundation is working hard to address. The Amy Gillett Foundation report , by researchers Megan Garratt, Marilyn Johnson and Jacinta Cubis

Media release courtesy Cycling Australia 2015 Amy’s Otway Tour, September 12-13, Part of the Subaru Cycling Australia National Road Series This weekend the women’s Subaru National Road Series will kick things up a gear as Victoria’s picturesque Surf Coast Shire hosts the 2015 Amy’s Otway Tour. Set to be twice as good in 2015 with

The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes important new statistics from leading Australian researchers that examines trends in bike riding fatalities. The study by University of New South Wales researchers Soufiane Boufous and Jake Olivier examines trends in cyclist fatalities in Australia between 1991 and 2013 compared to fatalities among other road users. The research also looks

Interim CEO Belinda Clark recently spoke at the National Road Safety Forum in Sydney, joining senior decision makers across a range of road user groups in discussing road safety strategies. Thank you ladies and gentlemen for the opportunity to talk today about a ‘Partnership Approach to Improving Cycling Safety’. Nowadays it seems that every organisation

The Amy Gillett Foundation has joined forces with the University of New South Wales Law faculty and Colin Biggers & Paisley to conduct the research into all laws impacting on bike safety in Australia. The bicycle safety organisation has formed a unique partnership with University of NSW and a major law firm to investigate how

Arguably the most picturesque cycling event in the world, Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo is gearing up for the fifth edition of this unique event. With last year sold out, on Sunday 13 September 2015 over 5,000 recreational and competitive cyclists are expected to descend on the Colac Otway and Surf Coast region for the once

The Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF) is working towards amending the road rules across Australia to introduce a specified minimum overtaking distance when drivers pass bicycle riders. Central to this purpose is our current push to change the road rules so that drivers would be legally required to allow a minimum overtaking distance when passing bicycle

Greens Leader Mark Parnell will today introduce a Bill into State Parliament that will require drivers to leave a gap of at least one metre when passing cyclists on the road. The Bill is in support of a national campaign by the Amy Gillett Foundation. With Mr Parnell at the launch were Mary and Denis

By Dr Marilyn Johnson You’ve probably seen it happen. You’re driving your car and you come to a stop at the traffic lights. You’re mindful of traffic infringement fines and public safety, then someone on a bike rides past you, unconcerned, straight through the red lights. Riding through red lights is arguably the most hated

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