Motorists passing a bicycle rider travelling in the same direction must stay wider of the rider by giving a minimum of:
The minimum passing distance applies even if the bicycle rider is riding around an obstacle.
The road sharing rules apply to all motor vehicles, including:
To pass bicycle riders, provided the motorist has a clear view of any approaching traffic and it is safe to do so, motorists can:
As a driver, you will get 3 demerit points and a $365 fine if you do not give the minimum distance when you pass a bicycle rider.