Legalities Research & Results



29 documents found

Knowing their place on the roads: What would equality mean for walking and cycling?

This article develops a framework assessing conditions for walking and cycling according to a theoretical conception of political and social equality, and so providing a basis on which to make arguments for change in transport policy, planning and law.

Fri 14th Mar 2014

Driver behavior during bicycle passing maneuvers in response to a Share the Road sign treatment

This study used before-and-after observations to examine changes in motor vehicle lateral placement and speed at the time of passing events as they relate to the presence of centerline rumble strips and "Share the Road" sign treatment.

Mon 3rd Mar 2014

Cycling, Health and Safety

This report of the OECD International Transport Forum's Cycling Safety Working Group monitors international trends in cycling, safety and policy, and explores options that may help decision makers design safe environments for cycling.

Fri 3rd Jan 2014

Seeing Red: Why Cyclists Ride Through Traffic Lights

This study investigated the behavioural, attitudinal and traffic factors contributing to red light infringement (running a red light).

Mon 23rd Dec 2013

A new direction for cycling in Queensland

This report is the result of an enquiry carried out by a Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee into particular issues to improve the interaction of cyclists with other road users.  The issues included a variety of laws, rules, penalties and other regulatory systems.  The results of the inquiry included 68 recommendations including the introduction of a 1m minimum passing distance and the relaxation of helmet laws.

Fri 15th Nov 2013

Review of cycling safety policies in the European Union

This report details best practices for facilitating cycling on roadways in a variety of European Union cities. It investigates policy, infrastructure, vehicle design and road user behaviour interventions and makes a series of recommendations to the EU and its members states. 

Tue 15th Jan 2013

Driving down the road toll by building a Safe System

This report provides a comprehensive list of recommendations to guide road safety policy in South Australia. The report contains specific recommendations relating to cyclists. 

Mon 17th Sep 2012

Intersection interactions: cyclist behaviour at Sydney CDB cycleway intersections

The research examined: road space allocation and traffic signalling at intersections incorporating cycleways, including operational procedures such as signal phasing, signage and intersection configuration; intersection user behaviour and conflict resolution at intersections incorporating cycleways; and the role of induction loops embedded in the road surface used to trigger the bicycle specific signals.

Mon 28th May 2012

Is the three-foot bicycle passing law working in Baltimore, Maryland?

This article, published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, examines the effectiveness of a 3-foot passing law in Baltimore. The study found that interventions, such as driver education, signage, enforcement, and bicycle infrastructure changes are needed to influence driving behavior in Baltimore to increase motorist compliance with the three-foot law.

Fri 20th Apr 2012

Repealing mandatory helmet legislation in Australia: cross sectional survey

This research report by Chris Rissel and Li Ming Wen examines the possible effect of repealing mandatory bicycle helmet legislation on the frequency of cycling in Sydney.

Wed 14th Dec 2011