There is currently a review being undertaken in regards to the incidences of lane splitting/filtering. In essence the study is looking at What is Lane Splitting and What is Lane Filtering. It is commonly agreed around the world that Lane Splitting (where a rider moves between other moving traffic, often to either side of vehicle on the shoulder or between 2 line of traffic) is a dangerous practice that has resulted in numerous injuries and even fatalities. Lane Filtering (where a rider moves between and around vehicles that are stopped and then positions themselves back in the line of traffic when it starts moving) however is legal in some countries. At the present time there are various pieces of legislation that cover both Lane Splitting and Lane Filtering. It is a possibility that legislation will be made to create a specific offence of Lane Splitting. We will keep you informed.
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