The must-know cycling road rules to keep riders, motorists, and pedestrians safe
Can you ride on the footpath, use your phone while cycling, or ride two-abreast? These are the Victorian cycling road rules every cyclist, motorist, and pedestrian should know to keep each other safe.
Victoria’s roads are busy places. Not only are they used by cars, trucks, buses, and trams, they’re also widely used by cyclists -and more recently, e-scooter riders.
Many Victorians are drawn to cycling for its health benefits, convenience, affordability and because it’s just a whole lot of fun. Plus, a free biking challenge is a great way to get into cycling. But riding a bike also comes with responsibilities to keep you and others safe, including knowing Victoria’s road rules.
Victoria’s road rules are for cyclists as well as motorists. Cyclists must also obey cycling-specific rules related to how they ride, helmet laws and not using mobile phones while cycling.
We’ve highlighted some of the must-know rules below.