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

Amy Gillett Foundation CEO, Phoebe Dunn, and Board Member Dr Rod Katz, recently met with the executive team of ANCAP Safety in Canberra. Vulnerable Road User (VRU) protection technology is now a requirement for achieving a 5 star ANCAP rating as of January 2018.  Key features of this technology are detection of pedestrians and cyclists,

The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted with the announcement that a metre matters laws will now be a permanent part of New South Wales road rules, and congratulates the New South Wales Government on this important cycling safety initiative. New South Wales joins Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia, Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia with

  The Amy Gillett Foundation, in partnership with Cycling Australia and High 5, today opened applications for the 2017 Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship. The Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship encourages the development of talent, self-confidence, leadership, sportsmanship and a positive approach in female cyclists to competition, educational pursuits and life, consistent with the way in which

Victorians overwhelmingly support minimum passing distance laws, new community attitudes research just released in Victoria has found. Conducted by Galaxy, the research reveals that 9 out of 10 Victorians (88%) support the introduction of a metre matters laws in Victoria. “The latest research show that the vast majority of Victorians support these laws, motorists and

Transport for NSW has joined forces with the Amy Gillett Foundation to address cyclist safety, following an increase in cyclist fatalities on the state’s roads. Centre for Road Safety General Manager, Marg Prendergast said today that nine cyclists have died on NSW roads so far in 2013 – triple the number of the same time

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