Tougher penalties proposed in the ACT for drivers who injure cyclists | ABC News

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With 113 crashes involving bicycles reported in the ACT in 2020 alone, cyclists and other vulnerable road users still face risks on Canberra’s roads.

ACT Greens MLA Jo Clay is proposing tougher penalties for crashes that cause injuries to vulnerable road users.

The proposal would see the creation of a new offence of ‘Negligent driving – harm to vulnerable road user’, with a maximum fine of $1,600.

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