Meal delivery companies such as Deliveroo and Foodora offer its cycle couriers the flexibility to work when and where they want.
However, some food delivery riders appear to take a flexible approach to road rules.
Fairfax Media observed Deliveroo and Foodora riders cycling on busy footpaths, ignoring red lights and checking phones in traffic in the Sydney suburbs of Surry Hills and Newtown on a Friday night.
The workplace health and safety regulator, SafeWork NSW, received a complaint about Deliveroo riders riding without lights at night in the Sydney CBD in 2016.
“They’re regularly running red traffic lights […]