New Rules for NSW Cyclists from March 1, 2016.
*From March 1 2016, cyclists over 18 must carry photo ID. If they don’t have a driver’s licence,they can get a NSW photo card, available from the RMS for $51. The changes are part of the government’s “Go Together” safety program, which will expect motorists to maintain a one metre distance from a cyclist when passing at speeds of 60km/h or less, and 1.5 metres at speeds over 60km/h.
New fines will also be in place for cyclists.
Riding without Photo ID: $106.00
Riding without an approved helmet: $319.00
Holding onto a moving vehicle: $319.00
Running a Red Light: $425.00