August 10, 2022

The Royal Vehicle Membership of Victoria has lengthy been criticised for being anti-motorcyclist, however now one rider is hoping to vary all that by nominating for the RACV board.

John Mulder is a member of each the Traditional Motorbike Membership of Victoria and the Australian Avenue Rod Federation which entitles him to explain himself as a “real motoring fanatic”.

“I’m a powerful believer within the precept that the wants of all transport customers in our group must be given equal worth and the wants of 1 specific group shouldn’t be promoted on the expense of one other,” he says.

John’s appointment to the RACV board wouldn’t solely deliver an lively motorcyclist’s perspective to the desk but additionally the expertise of an organization director with a protracted listing of senior govt and non-executive director appointments to his title.

If John is profitable in his bid to affix the RACV board he can be ideally positioned to characterize the pursuits of all Victorian motorcyclists throughout future coverage growth discussions.

John and his spouse Annie are each a part of the Victorian motorcycling group, and residing in Torquay at the beginning of the Nice Ocean Highway why wouldn’t they be!

His journey of alternative lately is a 1977 Harley he introduced in from the US 10 years in the past and has lovingly restored.

The ACV’s first run from Melbourne to Mordialloc on December 6, 1903.

John says he’s completely satisfied to talk with anybody from the motorcycling group who has a view on the way forward for our ardour.

“The important thing issues raised with me to this point embody the shortage of transparency surrounding the Victorian motorcyclist security levy, the shortage of consideration given to motorcyclists in highway building and highway upkeep actions, and the price of registration in Victoria given the modest affect that bikes have on our highway surfaces in contrast with different automobiles,” he says.

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“When talking with fellow riders I get the distinct impression that many consider that over latest instances our wants have most undoubtedly been compromised by Authorities coverage that’s centered extra on the wants of drivers, cyclists and public transport customers.

“Motorcyclists discover this pattern obscure when a number of respected analysis research have confirmed the advantages of selling motorcycling inside our communities.

“The constructive impacts on site visitors congestion, air pollution, and parking in built-up areas are apparent for all to see,” he says.

Voting is now open and in case you are an RACV member examine your inbox for an electronic mail from CorpVote or your cell for a textual content message.

When you’ve got acquired neither contact CorpVote on 1300 147 797.

Nearly all of RACV members haven’t chosen to vote in earlier elections however in order for you your pursuits represented on such a big Victorian motoring physique, train your proper and assist put John Mulder on the board.  Voting closes on 30 September 2020.

You’ll be able to view John’s candidate assertion at

Contact:  John Mulder

E mail: [email protected]

Ph. 0419 890471