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Capricorn Coast Bicycle Users Group president Mr Paul Hoolihan is hoping the new cycling laws will be safer for motorists and cyclists alike. Motorists are now required by law to maintain a minimum distance of one metre when passing a cyclist on a 60kph zone and 1.5m when travelling above 60kph. Photo Trish Bowman / Capricorn Coast Mirror

Rule change good for all on Capricorn Coast roads - Hoolihan

WITH some consideration by motorists and cyclists, a law requiring drivers to pass at least one metre from cyclists should help riders feel safer on roads.

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Mr Wilson you are correct that this new law will not guarantee your members' safety, particularly when they make it difficult for cars to pass by not riding close to the left edge of the road. You can't seriously expect a motor vehicle to dawdle behind...

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