Special legislation

The new Bicycle Law came into force, on the 31st October 2018

A new bicycle law on rights and responsibilities puts restrictions on where and how cyclists can legally ride their bikes while also targeting discourteous drivers who put cyclists in danger. Legislation that became law in April and went into effect on Wednesday bans bicycles on highways and other roads with high-speed traffic, unless special permission is obtained in advance from the police. No more croggies and backies It will now also be illegal for bicycle riders to give backies and croggies to others, while the law specifies that special seats must be used for carrying another passenger, such as a child. READ MORE