Bicycle riding rules, standards and incident reporting

A bicycle is a legal road vehicle and it is important to know the rules to help make riding a bicycle safer. This section outlines the rules, standards, equipment and safety criteria that bicycles and riders need to meet to be considered legal in WA.

This section also provides information about how members of the public can report hazards and incidents related to bike riding in WA.

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 Bicycle rules, standards and safety

Before starting to ride, bicycle riders should be familiar with bicycle standards and equipment, legislation for use of shared paths, roads, intersections and footpaths.

 Reporting an incident or hazard

Timely reporting of incidents and hazards from the community is vital to maintaining our cycling infrastructure, and can provide critical information to identify weaknesses in the bicycle network and enable future improvement.
Page last updated: Fri Jul 16 2021 9:51:20 AM