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

24 cyclists are set to embark on the 2018 Amy’s Share the Road Tour, riding almost 800kms from Wodonga to Melbourne via the Alpine peaks of Falls Creek, Mt Buller and the Yarra Valley, raising funds to support the work of the Amy Gillett Foundation. Starting on Sunday, the 6-day fully supported Tour will finish

An Open Letter to Hon Mark Ryan, Hon Mark Bailey, Hon Jarrod Bleijie, Commissioner Ian Stewart, CEO Bicycle Queensland Anne Savage, Board of We Ride Australia, Bicycling Australia, Amy Gillett Foundation, Bike SA, Bicycle NSW, Bicycle Victoria, Bicycle Network Australia, Cycling Australia, Westcycle, Pedal Power Canberra and other concerned parties. I am writing this as an


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The Amy Gillett Foundation extends its sincerest condolences to family and friends of father of three Cameron Frewer and those of the other life lost over the past 4 days. As another passionate cycling safety advocate, we admired Cameron’s conviction and evidence-based approach. His work online with Drive Safe Pass Wide is testament to his

The Amy Gillett Foundation’s sole focus is on actions and policy that help to achieve a safe cycling environment in Australia. As we have repeatedly stated, while helmets do not make you safer, you are better off when wearing one in the event of a crash. The current discussion about helmet laws is a distraction

The ACT today announced that after a three year trial, a metre matters or minimum passing distance legislation will become permanent law. The Amy Gillett Foundation is naturally pleased with this result. “We are delighted with the announcement that minimum passing distance laws are here to stay in the ACT.  We look forward to continuing

Concerted and urgent action is required to address the alarming increase in serious injuries and deaths of cyclists over the last nine years. This includes life saving education and enforcement of minimum passing distance laws now in place or pledged in all states and territories across Australia, with the exception of Victoria. The benefits and

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

Welcome to our Gran Fondo edition of Safe Together In our Spring edition: 2018 Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo – our eighth edition wrap up We partner with Ford for their Driving Skills for Life program Research published: Cycling content in the Australian driver licensing process We pilot our Sharing Roads Safely vulnerable road user awareness training