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Will coronavirus affect your ride tour?

If you’ve booked an overseas motorcycle tour this year and are thinking of cancelling due to the threat of coronavirus, will your deposit or full tour fee be refunded? A lot of adventure motorcycle travel is in countries that may not have high levels of hygiene and quarantine procedures to cope with a pandemic. So we …

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5 Tips to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

(Contributed post for our North American readers) Many of us love nothing more than to get on the open road and explore on our motorcycles. No matter how long you’ve been riding for, your health and safety should naturally be your number one priority. When comparing the fatality rate for car accidents and motorcycle accidents, …

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What to do if you are hit by a drunk driver

(Contributed post for our North American readers. Image source: Drunk driving remains a serious issue. In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says 10,874 people died in drunk driving accidents. This should be enough reason to enforce laws that reduce the number of DUI cases per year. Then again, these cases do not exclusively …

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Crashed riders risk negligent charge

More and more riders are being charged with negligent driving (riding) after a single-vehicle crash, says NSW traffic and criminal law specialist Chris Kalpage. Our contributing lawyer has previously written articles about defending various charges and last time he addressed the issues arising out of dangerous driving and negligent driving causing death or grievous bodily …

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It’s about the journey, not the destination

(Contributed post for our North American readers) Of course, you have heard this statement before; it’s not the destination, but the journey. Whether you’re a serious adventurer or a more relaxed kind of biker, you can choose the motorcycle trip customized to your level and the type of experience you are looking for. From the …

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Are you an over-committed rider?

We all enjoy going hard some times, but if you are an over-committed rider, you leave no margin for error and the results can be catastrophic. While other motorists should watch out for riders, we also have to take responsibility for our own safety, especially during the higher-risk holiday riding season. That means not using …

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Double demerit points

How double demerit points can affect you

Double demerit points apply from Friday (20 December 2019) in NSW, the ACT and Western Australia, affecting licensed riders not only in those states, but also Queensland. The penalty period lasts until January 1 (inclusive) in NSW and ACT and January 5 in WA where one rider copped a hefty 14 demerit points and $1200 fine …

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