Safe cycling promoted at Cadel Evans Great Ocean 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.

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.


TAC live sites over the weekend


/ Steampacket Gardens Live Site

Our Towards Zero Team will be on hand, to encourage cyclists and spectators to join the conversation to make our roads safer for riders and drivers.

  • A safe passing distance display integrating ultrasonic sound wave technology
  • Phone charging station
  • Enter in the draw to win a BMC voucher
  • Enjoy the big screen and watch the race from the Towards Zero Lounge

Be rewarded with a free coffee for joining the conversation, by following a TAC social media platform.

/ Challambra Crescent Viewing Point

Join the Towards Zero Team as they hype up the spectators on the King of the Mountain climb.

  • Bring along a picnic and enjoy the race from the Towards Zero Food Zone
  • Find one of the Towards Zero Team and grab a Towards Zero cow bell to cheer on the riders

/ Melville Avenue/Queens Park Viewing Point

The Towards Zero Team encourages spectators to come and visit them on the corner of Melville Avenue and Queens Park, take a seat in the Towards Zero Lounge and enjoy the race, from the best seat in the house!

  • A Towards Zero Hydration Station will be in place dispersing with water rewards

Other Victorian cycling event information:


See more cycling statistics here.