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VMC Sumbission: NTC Driver Distraction Technology Neutral Road Rules: by Rob Salvatore. Publication date : 14 February 2019
VMC submission to the NTC's public discussion document on developing technology neutral road rules in respect of driver distraction. (218.8 Kb)
VMC Submission: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety 2011:
VMC's submission to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into Motorcycle Safety 2011. Full inquiry: https://parliament.vic.gov.au/57th-parliament/rsc/inquiries/inquiry/293 (576.0 Kb)
VMC Submission: Victoria's Draft 30yr Infrastructure Plan: by Victorian Motorcycle Council. Publication date : 26 February 2021
The VMC's submission focuses on the transport aspects of the comprehensive draft Victorian infrastructure plan. The role motorcycles can fulfill in that plan were completely overlooked. Two ways that Infrastructure Victoria can account for and encourage motorcycle use, maximising their benefit to Victoria, is to ensure that the needs of motorcycles are accounted for in any road space planning / development, and to exempt them from any and all congestion pricing mechanisms. (479.3 Kb)
VMC Submission: Road Safety (Vehicle) Regs RIS 2021: by VMC. Publication date : 08 July 2021
VMC response to the Victorian RS(Vehicle) regs update RIS review. (453.2 Kb)
VMC Submission: DoT Road Safety Regs RIS 2019: by VMC. Publication date : 07 July 2019
VMC's submission to the DoT New Road Safety (Drivers) Regulations 2019 Regulatory Impact Statement. Appendices available at: https://tinyurl.com/VMC-Sub-Road-Regs-RIS-2019 (375.1 Kb)
VMC Submission: 40kmh Emergency Response Vehicle Speed Review: by Rob Salvatore. Publication date : 19 April 2022
This submission to Victoria Police provides motorcycle and powered two / three wheeler specific feedback regarding Road Rule 79A1 (RR79A), particularly subsection 3 which requires vehicles to pass stationary emergency response vehicles (ERV’s) at a maximum of 40km/h. The submission is in two parts: – Part A: VMC submission – Part B: Consultation Questions In general, riders were not supportive of RR79A in its current form. (627.6 Kb)
Minimum Distances Overtaking Relating To Bicycles: by VMC. Publication date : 01 March 2016
Inquiry into bicycle overtaking rules. (2,150.0 Kb)
Filtering implementation Submission VicRoads:
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Economic and Infrasture Committee - Inquiry into the Increase in Victoria's 2019 Road Toll: by Victorian Motorcycle Council. Publication date : 31 January 2020
VMC's submission to the Victorian Road Toll Inquiry, with a specific motorcycling take on the inquiry terms of reference. One of the central themes is that the key to a sustained reduction in the rider road toll is threefold: 1) to improve, better and upskill riders, 2) improve the road system that motorcycles ride on and 3) to increase non-rider awareness of motorcycles. (851.9 Kb)
City of Melbourne Transport Strategy Refresh 2018:
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Appendix C 2014 07 Hi Viz - VMC Response to Parliamentary Secretary for Transport:
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Appendix B 2014 07 Hi Viz - Government response Terry Mulder:
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Appendix A 2014 06 Prof Huggins Hi Viz Review Letter 06 2014:
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2019 07 VMC Submission DoT 2019 Road Regs RIS:
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2018 01 VMC Submission Vicroads Country roads inquiry: by VMC. Publication date : 15 January 2018
VMC submission to the Inquiry into Vicroads' Management of Country Roads. (457.6 Kb)