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Warning to riders after cattle crashes

Two riders were injured in separate crashes with stray cattle over the weekend, promoting us to reissue our warning to riders now exploring the country after the lockdown measures have eased in some states. On Sunday (4 May 2020) a rider hit a bull at Wetheron north of Gayndah, Central Queensland. Paramedics treated him on …

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Female rider dies in crash with ute

(File photo of a ute and motorcycle crash) A female rider in her late 30s has died in a collision with a ute in Bathurst, NSW, this morning (29 April 2020). NSW Police say emergency services were called to the crash scene on Ophir Road about 9.30am. Officers from Chifley Police District were told the …

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Witness sought for fatal motorcycle crash

Queensland Police are seeking the driver of a silver or light blue sedan who may have witnessed a fatal motorcycle crash in Nathan Street, Brighton, Queensland, about 7.45pm on 18 April 2020. The motorcycle hit a power pole and the 49-year-old male rider died at the scene of the crash . His 36-year-old female pillion was …

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Teenage rider injured in hit and run crash

A teenage boy has suffered a serious leg injury after his Kawasaki trail bike was involved in a hit-and-run crash with a Toyota Camry in western Sydney yesterday. NSW Police are now appealing for the public’s help to find the driver. The crash happened about 7.20pm yesterday (20 April 2020) in Maud Street, Fairfield West. …

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Rider dies in crash with power pole

A 49-year-old male rider has died after hitting a power pole in a Brisbane bayside suburb about 7.45pm yesterday (18 April 2020). The rider was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash in Nathan Street, Brighton. His 36-year-old female pillion was transported to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Forensic Crash …

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Witnesses sought for truck and bike crash

Witnesses are being sought to a collision between a truck and motorcycle at East Ipswich on Thursday (16 April 2020) that left the female rider with serious head injuries. Ipswich Police say that about 10.45am a white truck and a red motorcycle were travelling towards Ipswich on King Edward Parade, opposite Riverheart Parklands, when they …

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Light flashes, horn blows in a crash

Yamaha is the latest to develop an automatic emergency call system in the event of a crash, but their system also flashes the lights and bows the horn. SOS buttons or eCall systems have been available in cars for some time and have now been mandated throughout Europe. It is expected they may also be …

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Rider, 26, dies after hitting tree

A 26-year-old male rider has died after hitting a tree just after midnight last night (17 April 2020) in Ainstree Avenue, Townsville. Queensland Police say the man was taken to Townsville University Hospital in a critical condition but sadly died a short time later. Forensic Crash investigators are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who …

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Two motorcyclists die in NSW crashes

Two motorcyclists have died in separate accidents in NSW in the past day including one riding on the wrong side of the road and without lights. NSW Police say that about 2.30am today (Thursday 16 April 2020) an officer from Tuggerah Lakes Police District saw the bike on the wrong side of the Motorway Link. …

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New wire rope barriers ‘more dangerous’

Higher and “more dangerous” wire rope barriers (pictured) will soon replace the current WRBs around Australia. The BRIFEN MASH compliant cable barriers will supersede current NCHRP-350 systems that will be phased out from 30 September 2020 in NSW with other states set to follow. Supplier Safe Direction say the Brifen system has been crash tested. …

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