The signs would be set to detect riders only and would be activated at a speed threshold that alerts the rider they are going too fast for that corner.
The worker said they wouldn’t have a lot of those signs as the more there are, the less effective they become.
He says there would only be two or three on the mountain section and they would be positioned where there was a high incidence of crashes on corners.
He says their statistics show that the biggest cause of crashes on the mountain were riders going too fast for a corner and running off the road or into oncoming traffic.
We believe various government departments are working with the Motorcycle Council of NSW on the safety initiatives. If they were all implemented, it would create a new safety benchmark for motorcycling roads.
The MCCNSW has already been instrumental in having emergency satellite phones installed on the mountain which is a black spot for mobile phone reception.