Safety and rules

Roads and Maritime Services is committed to your safety on NSW roads.

Drivers must give bicycle riders at least a metre of space

The minimum passing distance rule helps ensure that bicycle riders and motorists remain safe when sharing our roads. We all need to respect each other's space to ensure that everyone stays safe.

Read more about the rules and the Go Together campaign about Drivers must give bicycle riders at least a metre of space

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