New South Wales gets tough on Cyclists… Including $106 for not having a bell on your bike!
On the plus side, drivers can now be fined for driving within 1m of a cyclist… although how this will be policed is unclear.
The change in laws was announced by NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay as part of a crackdown on cyclists who break road rules in the state.
From March 2016, riding without an ID will result in a $106 fine and not wearing a helmet or holding onto a moving car will cost $319, while running a red light will incur a $425 fine.
Mr Gay said carrying ID helped identify riders in an emergency or if they broke the road rules. Read More