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Education most important road safety strategy

A clear majority of road users believe education is the most important road safety strategy, according to a preliminary review of a major survey on attitudes to road safety strategies. Survey author Dr João Canoquena of the University of Notre Dame Australia says it is too early to reach conclusions from the survey. “Road maintenance was mostly …

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night riding tips

Tips for Staying Safe While Riding at Night

(Sponsored post) Going on a night ride can be a calming and exhilarating experience for any motorcycle enthusiast. The absence of traffic and more quiet surroundings are just some of the reasons why riding at night is worthwhile. But apart from quiet and open streets, bikers still face considerable risks as the streets go darker …

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ABS VicRoads Always On safety campaign and quiz brakes

Take the online motorcycle safety quiz

A new motorcycle “Always On” safety campaign featuring an online 10-question quiz and video has just been launched by VicRoads but has already attracted some criticism. Click here to take the test and tell us how you went! Quiz quizzed Most motorcycle representatives we spoke to are pleased there is a campaign about motorcycle safety. …

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Lower speed limits on rural intersections

Lower speeds at regional intersections

A plan to temporarily lower speed limits on regional highway intersections when approaching side-road traffic is detected may not work for motorcycles. The technology has been initially installed at the intersection of Glenelg Highway and Dunkeld-Cavendish Road and Penshurst-Dunkeld Road, near Dunkeld, Victoria, and will be rolled out across the state. Watch this video to …

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Rider fighting for life after vehicle changes lanes

A Townsville rider is fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a crash last night when a vehicle changed lanes. Police say the rider was travelling northbound on the Ring Road at Douglas about 7pm (10 June 2019) when a vehicle is believed to have changed lanes. The rider was forced to take evasive …

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5 Tips That Could Help You Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

5 Tips That Could Help You Avoid a Motorcycle Accident

(Sponsored post for our North American readers) In the U.S., 5,286 people died from motorcycle accidents in 2016. Sadly, there is a much higher risk for fatalities in motorcycle accidents than car accidents. While there is no way to guarantee your safety on a motorcycle, there are a few things you can do to decrease …

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Rider dies in crash with turning truck

A 34-year-old male motorcycle rider has died in a crash with a truck that appears to have been turning across his path. The accident happened about 2.15pm yesterday (7 June 2019) in Garfield Road East, Riverstone, in Sydney’s north-west. Police have been told the motorcycle was travelling east along Garfield Road East when it collided …

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Top Causes and Ways to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents

(Sponsored post for our North American readers) Some people consider riding a motorcycle, not just a pure hobby, but  a lifestyle. Sense of adventure, excitement, and passion are some of the significant reasons why motorcycle enthusiasts ride. However, it can also be dangerous. Several factors can contribute to motorcycle accidents. And, both new and trained …

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George Clooney scooter crash accident

George Clooney opens up on scooter crash

Movie star George Clooney says he is giving motorcycling a rest after a scooter crash in Italy last year that split his helmet in half. Clooney, along with his friend Brad Pitt, is a great lover of motorcycles. He has been photographed on a variety of bikes including BMWs, Moto Guzzis, Harleys and Triumphs. Even …

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Concern over motorbike hit-run crashes collision injured

Show of concern for rider safety

Riders have been called to show their support and concern for their safety today (27 May 2019) ahead of a major Victorian Road Trauma Summit next Friday. Melbourne riders are asked to gather outside the ABC studios at 120 Southbank Boulevard tomorrow from 9-10.30am during a radio forum on safety that previews the government’s summit. …

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