Bike law: a bicycle rider’s guide to road rules in Victoria


Published 14 February 2023

About this booklet

This booklet explains road rules for bicycle riders in Victoria. It has information about how to ride safely and responsibly and covers:

  • road rules
  • riding in traffic
  • riding with children
  • accidents, fines and insurance
  • safety tips.

Bike law was originally produced by Victoria Law Foundation in collaboration with VicRoads, Bicycle Network, Cycling Victoria, City of Melbourne, City of Yarra and Amy Gillett Foundation. Victoria Legal Aid gratefully acknowledges Victoria Law Foundation for establishing and maintaining this publication from 2015 until its second edition. Bike law was transferred to Victoria Legal Aid in 2018.