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Americans support fallen riders

A gofundme account has been set up to rally support for the families of the victims of the multiple rider fatality in New Hamshire, USA, at the weekend. It raised nearly $229,000 in the first day from more than 4720 people from across the US. It is now at more than $300,000 from more than 6400 …

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Rider strikes parked car and truck

A 22-year-old male rider has died after his motorcycle struck a parked car and then a truck in northern Brisbane yesterday (24 June 2019). Police say their preliminary investigations show that about 12.40pm the motorcycle was travelling east on Gympie Road, Strathpine. They say the Petrie rider’s motorcycle struck a parked car, causing the rider …

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Pick-up truck mows down 10 US riders

Seven motorcyclists are dead and three more injured after a Dodge pick-up truck mowed down a pack of riders in New Hampshire, US, yesterday. Associated Press reports the crash took place just metres from where the riders staying for their annual general meeting. Police have now charged the driver, 23-year-old Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy of West Springfield, Massachusetts, …

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Police seeking help in motorcycle crash

Police are seeking public assistance into a Mackay crash in which a car is believed to have turned across the path of a motorcycle. The accident happened at the intersection of Nebo Road and Shaefer Street on Thursday (20 June 2019). Police say a car travelling south on Nebo Road has made a right hand …

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Ducati rider dies after collision

A 37-year-old Ducati rider has died overnight in hospital after a collision with a Subaru Outback in Sydney’s Inner West just after 5pm yesterday (20 June 2019). Police say the motorcycle and station wagon collided at the intersection of Old Canterbury Road and Dixson Avenue, Dulwich Hill. The male motorcyclist was treated at the scene by NSW …

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Molly Cahill hit run crash Sydney committed

Bail continues in hit-run crash

A Sydney woman continues to face strict bail conditions after fronting court today on charges related to a hit-and-run crash that injured a rider and pillion. Molly Cahill, 22, of Sans Souci appeared in Sutherland Local Court today when the matter was held over for mention on July 30. She has been committed to stand …

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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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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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Lightning strike kills American rider

Riders on the Storm may be a great rock song, but it is not a good tip as one American motorcyclist unfortunately found last weekend when his helmet was hit by a lightning strike. Benjamin Austin Lee, 45, is one of 12 unlucky American riders struck and killed by lightning since 2006. Most have been …

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