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Seven News and Nine News video on Beach Road incident (Sunday 29 December 2013)

December 30th, 2013 · Advocacy, Beach Road News, Cycling News

The Age: Cyclists allegedly assaulted on Beach Road. December 28, 2013. Goya Dmytryshchak

Police expect to charge two men after cyclists were allegedly hit with a rolled-up newspaper while riding along Beach Road in Melbourne’s south east on Saturday morning.

Bayside Police Sergeant Wayne Carter said two men in their early 20s allegedly made admissions after witnesses came forward. [Read more →]

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Boyd Fraser interviewed on window tinting issues

November 12th, 2013 · Advocacy, Beach Road News, Cycling News

Weekly Review Bayside:  "Beach Road cyclists join call for window tinting crackdown" In the dark: Former VicRoads vehicle safety manager Bob Gardner. (15 Feb 2013)

Weekly Review Bayside: “Beach Road cyclists join call for window tinting crackdown” In the dark: Former VicRoads vehicle safety manager Bob Gardner. (15 Feb 2013)

Boyd Fraser was interviewed this week on Yarra Bicycle Users Group Radio, listen to the 3CR podcast about car window tinting and cyclist safety issues.  Boyd talks about background to this issue and recent support from the Municipal Association of Victoria and Institute of Transportation Engineers.

This week Chris and Steve chat about the weeks activities, including weekly workshop day at Bikes 4 Life in Richmond, next Pushy Women Ride with Van Badham, 2nd annual Fixed.org.au Show & Shine and spring magpies on the loose.

Our guest in the 3CR studio is Boyd Fraser, independent cycling advocate, who is advocating for changes to car window tinting legislation and how these related visibility issues  (eg:  SMIDSY, car doorings and so-called blind-spots) have affected the ability for safer road conditions.

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