Safe cycling promoted through Cadel Road Race

The Transport Accident Commission has partnered with the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race to promote road safety in an effort to reduce cyclist road trauma.

It’s hoped this partnership will encourage all cyclists to think about the safest route they can take and for motorists to be more conscious of cyclists on the road.

"It's important that everyone looks out for each other and that cyclists do everything they can to keep themselves safe", says TAC CEO, Joe Calafiore.

The racing weekend will be held from  January 25-28, 2018, and will include a number of events:

Rider or driver, we all have a part to play in making our roads a safer place.

See more cycling statistics here.

In 2017, the TAC teamed up with SBS sports commentator, Matthew Keenan and road and mountain bike national champion, Peta Mullens to spread important road safety messages to all road users.

Other Victorian cycling event information: