ABC Online wrote:RAA road safety manager Charles Mountain said under current penalties, drivers receive a $437 fine for running a red light while a cyclist is charged just $54 for the same offence.
He said the disparity between the penalties needed to be addressed.
"The potential for both of those instances is for a serious outcome, so in those cases there does need to be a much closer alignment between the fines for cyclists and drivers," he said.
"The fines are very low by comparison to a similar fine for a motorist and same sort of thing using a mobile phone."
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