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  • VMC Notice of Annual General Meeting 23rd August 2019 Victorian Motor Cycle Council Incorporated Notice of Annual General Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Victorian Motorcycle Council Incorporated will be held at Maori Chief Hotel 117 Moray Street, South Melbourne, Vic 3205 Tuesday 17th September 2019 at 7.00p... ... more
  • The Victorian Auditor General's Office is auditing the rollout of WRB's. The terms of reference are relatively narrow but the VAGO are open to receiving a broad range of input.
The VMC is one of the consulted stakeholders. Have your say on our Facebook page and we'll pass the details on. Regional Road Barriers Audit - Have Your Say 15th July 2019 The Victorian Auditor General's Office is auditing the rollout of WRB's. The terms of reference are relatively narrow but the VAGO are open to receiving a broad range of input. The VMC is one of the consulted stakeholders. Have your say on our Facebook page and we'll pass the details on. ... more
  • The VMC has called for the removal of mandatory high visibility clothing for learner riders in its submission to a review of the Victorian Road Safety (Driver) Regulations, on the basis that there is no proven road safety benefit, that the Department of Transport failed to make a case in support of ... VMC Calls For Removal Of Mandatory High Viz For Learner Riders 7th July 2019 The VMC has called for the removal of mandatory high visibility clothing for learner riders in its submission to a review of the Victorian Road Safety (Driver) Regulations, on the basis that there is no proven road safety benefit, that the Department of Transport failed to make a case in support of ... ... more
  • FALSE ALARM! There is no mandatory hi viz proposed for fully licenced Victorian riders. You can take that as gospel and ride on, or read on for the fuller details. There Is NO Mandatory "hi viz" Proposed For Fully Licenced Riders 3rd July 2019 FALSE ALARM! There is no mandatory hi viz proposed for fully licenced Victorian riders. You can take that as gospel and ride on, or read on for the fuller details. ... more
  • VicRoads has launched a new share the road campaign. It's aimed at pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, cars and trucks alike. More details on the dedicated website, below. VicRoads Launches "Share The Road" Campaign 6th June 2019 VicRoads has launched a new share the road campaign. It's aimed at pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, cars and trucks alike. More details on the dedicated website, below. ... more
  • In a State Government press release earlier today, it has been announced Bus Lane Usage - Hoddle Street - Now Permanent For Motorcyclists 3rd June 2019 In a State Government press release earlier today, it has been announced "After assessing the outcomes of the [Hoddle Street] trial, the Government has announced the Hoddle Street motorcycle in bus lane trial will become permanent" - found approximately half way down the press release linked to. Th... ... more
  • The City of Melbourne Council have shared their City of Melbourne: 300 More On-Street Motorcycle Parking Bays 17th May 2019 The City of Melbourne Council have shared their "Draft Transport Strategy 2030 Motorbikes". "We want to maximise space for pedestrians, we're planning to provide 300 more on-street motorcycle parking bays as an alternative to parking on footpaths". Read on for VMC's view of this. ... more
  • MOTORCYCLE BUS LANE ACCESS TRIAL EXTENSION START DATE
Earlier this year, it was announced that sections of the Eastern Freeway and Victoria Parade were going to be added to the current Hoddle street bus lane access Bus Lane Access Trial Expansion Start Date 1st May 2019 MOTORCYCLE BUS LANE ACCESS TRIAL EXTENSION START DATE Earlier this year, it was announced that sections of the Eastern Freeway and Victoria Parade were going to be added to the current Hoddle street bus lane access "trial". The VMC welcomes the 11th May 2019 start date. ... more
  • The State Government has today announced funding for a range of safety, educational and rider mobility initiatives - including the expansion of the Bus Lane trial to include other roads. The VMC wholeheartedly supports and welcomes the announcement of these initiatives by Minister Pulford.
Read mor... Bus Lane Trial Expanded To Include Other Roads 21st February 2019 The State Government has today announced funding for a range of safety, educational and rider mobility initiatives - including the expansion of the Bus Lane trial to include other roads. The VMC wholeheartedly supports and welcomes the announcement of these initiatives by Minister Pulford. Read mor... ... more
  • Even as the VMC's Melbourne Toyrun┬┐ was in progress, members of the VMC committee were working together behind the scenes to get a response finalised relating to the City of Melbourne's Submission to City of Melbourne's "Transport Strategy Refresh" 11th December 2018 Even as the VMC's Melbourne Toyrun┬┐ was in progress, members of the VMC committee were working together behind the scenes to get a response finalised relating to the City of Melbourne's "Transport Strategy Refresh". ... more
  • MotoCAP - 5 star motorcycle protective clothing rating scheme launched today. MotoCAP - Motorcycle Protective Clothing Rating Scheme 17th September 2018 MotoCAP - 5 star motorcycle protective clothing rating scheme launched today. ... more