LETTER: 5 changes should be made to 1m cycling law
THIS so called one metre law for push bikes is all for the rider.
Something has to be done about the following:
1.They must carry third party insurance in case of accidents;
2. Riders should have to pay nominal rego for use of the roads;
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3. Riders should have to go to single file in busy road conditions;
4. Riders should have to display an ID plate on the rear of their bikes, for when they break the law (which is very often);
5. Riders must always display rear and front lights after dark.
Most of the above are standard laws for any vehicle using Queensland roads.