Minister looks at front number plates for bikes


The Victorian Government will consider the reintroduction of front number plates for motorcycles in the wake of a report that has found speed cameras are effective in reducing road injuries and fatalities, the Deputy Premier said today.
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Peter Ryan, who is also Victoria’s Police Minister, said he was concerned about a statistic in the Victorian Auditor-General’s Road Safety Camera Program report — tabled in parliament today — that showed motorcyclists were 30 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured than other road users. Today’s report found speed cameras have been effective in reducing road trauma.

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