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Bali motorcycle crash is a lesson for all

A British rider who crashed while riding without a helmet in Bali now faces medical bills estimated to be almost $A100,000. It’s a good lesson in not doing as the locals do — not wearing a helmet when riding — and in getting relevant travel insurance. Reuben Armstrong, 27, was riding a motorcycle in Denpasar …

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Motorcyclist killed in truck collision

NSW Police are at the scene of a fatal collision between a motorcycle and a truck in McGraths Hill in Sydney’s north-west. About 12.35pm (Tuesday 22 October 2019), police attended the intersection of Windsor Road and Pitt Town Road following reports of a collision between a motorcyclist and a truck. “The male rider was thrown …

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KYOGLE-FATAL Kia Rio ploughed into bikes

Car ploughed into four bikes, killing rider

A Kia Rio has ploughed head-on into four motorcyclists in Kyogle, northern NSW, killing one and injuring three riders yesterday (20 October 2019). It follows three tragic days on NSW roads in which three riders died and five riders and a pillion were injured in five separate motorcycle crashes. Police say the latest accident happened about …

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Tragic day for motorcycle riders

It was a tragic day on NSW roads yesterday for motorcycle riders with one dead and two injured in two separate incidents. Tragic crash A male rider, 45, has died in a motorcycle crash on a gravel road in the far west of NSW about 3.30pm yesterday (Saturday 19 October 2019). Police say emergency services …

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Rider dies in Waterfall Way crash

Rider dies in Waterfall Way crash

A male rider in his 50s has died after a car and his motorcycle collided on Waterfall Way, south-west of Coffs Harbour yesterday (Friday 18 October 2019). Police say the motorcycle was heading east on Waterfall Way when it collided with a car coming in the opposite direction shortly after 4pm about 13km west of …

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Gloves and jeans fail safety tests

Motorcycle gloves and jeans have once again scored a big fail in the independent Australian MotoCAP safety ratings while the jeans scored well for thermal comfort. The latest round of testing includes five pair of jeans and four gloves. Only one set of gloves scored two safety stars, while the rest scored just one. It follows …

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Woman faces sentence on negligent bike crash

Sydney woman Perpetual Dzikunu, 29, has been found guilty of negligent driving after a collision with a motorcycle in Sydney on 1 September 2019. The 63-year-old male rider suffered a severely injured foot. Dzikunu appeared in Waverely Local Court on Wednesday (16 October 2019) where she was granted continuing conditional bail. She will return to court on …

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Teo appears in head-on biker crash

A daughter of renowned neurosurgeon Charlie Teo has appeared in Windsor Local Court today over a head-on crash with a motorcycle ridden by former Comanchero boss William “Jock” Ross last month. Nicola Annabel Teo, 24, was again granted bail and the matter was adjourned until December 12. Police are expected to provide the court with CCTV footage, …

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Rider swerved before fatal crash

Police are mystified why a motorcyclist riding with two colleagues suddenly swerved before crashing into a ditch in Far North Queensland yesterday afternoon (14 October 2019). The 54-year-old man from Kuranda was pronounced deceased at the scene. He was riding with two other motorcyclists when the incident happened on a dirt road at Mutchilba, near Mareeba, …

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Vigo Insurance policy includes Vigobox tracker

Insurance policy tracks motorbikes

A motorcycle insurance scheme where policy holders install a tracking system in their bike in return for cheap premiums as low as $A11 a month has started in Europe. Vigo Insure is another product from the Slovenian start-up who developed the aftermarket Start Turn System (automatic self-cancelling indicators) and the Smart Brake Module to prevent …

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