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FILTERING... sort of...

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by flexorcist, Sep 2, 2006.

  1. i'm sure the legality is questionable, however i find it more practical....... i ride through some really heavily trafficked spots to and from work, (fairfield to sunshine), and yeah sometimes i have enough room to filter, but if i have just enough room or not quite enough, instead of trawling through slowly between them, i either hit the bike lane or sort of on the outside line maybe just on the wrong side of the road. i do this coz i find i can do it quickly and be at the front and not get sandwiched when the light goes green before im at the front.
    right or wrong? any thoughts?


     
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  2. As far as I am aware it is illegal for any vehicle to travel in a special lane such as a bike lane.
     
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  3. yep definatly illegal and you'll cop a fine if mr plod see's you doing it.
    or if your lucky just a warning :twisted:
     
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  4. An old aquaintance was telling me how he was riding in the bike lane to get to the front of traffic, a car turned into the lane, he hit the side of the car...and guess who's at fault? He hasn't got a bike anymore and is stuck in a cage...
     
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