Give the Space to Bike Riders.

We're asking drivers to slow when passing cyclists and give:

  • at least one metre in speed zones up to 60km/h, and
  • at least one and a half metres in zones over 60km/h.

It’s just a little bit of space for a lot more safe.

Driver give the space

Tips
 for Drivers

Leave 1m between your left side mirror and the cyclist in a less than 60km/h speed zone
Leave 1m between your left side mirror and the cyclist in a less than 60km/h speed zone
Leave 1.5m between your left side mirror and the cyclist in a more than 60km/h speed zone
Leave 1.5m between your left side mirror and the cyclist in a more than 60km/h speed zone
Be patient and wait for a suitable gap between the cyclist before overtaking
Be patient and wait for a suitable gap between the cyclist before overtaking
Follow road rules, slow down and wait for a suitable time to pass
Follow road rules, slow down and wait for a suitable time to pass
Be respectful: Share the roads
Be respectful: Share the roads

Tips
 for Cyclists

Plan your route in advance and choose the safest option
Plan your route in advance and choose the safest option
Be visible: Wear bright or light clothes and ensure your front and back lights are on day and night
Be visible: Wear bright or light clothes and ensure your front and back lights are on day and night
Leave 1.5m between the other cyclist when riding two-abreast
Leave 1.5m between the other cyclist when riding two-abreast
Follow road rules and keep 1m from the side of the road
Follow road rules and keep 1m from the side of the road
Be respectful: Share the roads
Be respectful: Share the roads

Give the Space to Bike Riders - Behind the scenes