Albert May - Over powered e-bikes
The coroners report recommended;
“With the aim of improving public health and safety and preventing like deaths, I recommend that the vehicle standards safety bureau, Victoria Police, Bicycle Industries Australia and VicRoads collaboratively consider the circumstances in which Albert May’s death occurred and attempt to identify any new countermeasures that could be implemented to improve compliance with laws regarding the operation of electric bicycles.
The role of BIA was to ensure that all electric bicycles are not adversely affected by the outcomes of this meeting;
Draft minutes can be found at - https://1drv.ms/b/s!AoixB9hFXJyIgqQbjMbFcNs5hmutjw
Victorian police have also indicted they will be 'cracking down' down on over-powered e-bikes, with a focus on throttle bicycles and kits.
Further information on the impact on insurance of selling and servicing and over powered e-bikes will be forwarded to our members shortly.