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Lane filtering in Australia

Lane filtering in Australia

At Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, we are strong advocates for a uniform national lane filtering standard. But in the meantime, it's important the riders know what is legal, and what's not, right now.

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The curious case of road safety rules and helmet regulations in Australia

The curious case of road safety rules and helmet regulations in Australia

Australian road safety helmet rules have changed over the years, we outline the differences per state to make sure you are prepared when riding.

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Road accident claims on poor quality road surfaces

Road accident claims on poor quality road surfaces

Potholes, debris, gravel, poor maintenance and soft bitumen can cause bikes to slip and riders to get injured. So what are the rules around poor road surfaces, and what can you do if you come across one?

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Long awaited helmet law reform part of new National Road Rules

Long awaited helmet law reform part of new National Road Rules

Changes to the Australian Road Rules that have been implemented following last year’s comprehensive review of road rules include welcome reforms that Maurice Blackburn and motorcycling advocates have long called for.

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Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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Wills & estates

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY Wills seems like an easy option, however there are common mistakes that people make which can cause the Will to be invalid. Learn more about Wills here.

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