Senzar sensor unit monitors blind spots rear ender crash

Senzar warns of tailgating crash

While motorcycle companies are developing integrated motorcycle sensors to detect and warn of an impending rear-ender, Senzar has produced an aftermarket device. Companies such as Honda, Ducati, Kawasaki and Suzuki are developing radar sensors for their bikes. Ducati will be the first manufacturer next year to add front and rear radar sensors to its motorcycles …

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Lone rider dies in overnight crash

A motorcyclist has died after his bike left the road and hit a pile of rubble near Walgett in central NSW overnight. Police believe the 20-year-old man was travelling along Opal Fields Road, Cumborah, between 7pm and 7.30pm (Wednesday 1 May 2019), when the crash occurred. “He failed to reach his destination and people went …

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Honda helmet radar monitors for rear ender

Honda helmet radar monitors your rear

Honda has been busy recently applying for patents for a range of out-there inventions including this helmet that integrates with the bike and monitors for of an impending rear-ender. The helmet features a rear-facing camera that monitors traffic behind the rider. This information is sent to a processing unit which detects a fast-approaching vehicle and sends …

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Coroner finds bump caused deaths

A hidden bump that caused the death of a rider and his pillion may not have been detected by VicRoads because it scans roads in a four-wheeled vehicle, not on a motorcycle. The Victorian Coroner’s Court did not find VicRoads culpable for the deaths of Mark Rodgers, 47, and partner Jodi Walsham, 42. However, Coroner …

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Rider dies after car turns across his path

A 27-year-old male rider from Jimboomba, south of Brisbane, has died in a collision with a car allegedly turning across his path. The accident happened at 10am today (27 April, 2019) in Park Ridge. Queensland Police say their preliminary inquiries indicate the motorcycle was travelling south on Chambers Flat Road when he collided with a car …

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High-Tech Bike Technologies That Could Save Your Life

(Contributed post on technologies for our North American readers) To motorbike enthusiasts, these engineering marvels are more than just mere machines. They are art made into something functional. They are some of the best examples of what we’re capable of building. They are metal and chrome embodiment of passion. But romanticism aside, they can also be …

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RIP fallen riders crash lone

Second lone rider in sad fatality

A second lone rider has crashed and died in NSW in the past day, lying for some time before being located. In the first incident yesterday afternoon (24 April 2019), a passing motorist found a 52-year-old male rider lying on the Nottingham Road Bridge next to his crashed bike. NSW Police say it is unknown how …

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Crashed rider found lying on a bridge

A 52-year-old motorcyclist has died after a passing motorist found him lying near his crashed bike on the Nottingham Road Bridge yesterday afternoon (3.25pm 24 April 2019). NSW Police say it is unknown how long the man had been lying on the road. He was attended at the scene near Wee Jasper, NSW, by Ambulance Paramedics but …

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Molly Cahill hit run crash Sydney committed

Driver committed over motorcycle hit-run

A Sydney woman has been committed to stand trial after driving her car on the wrong side of the road and crashing into a motorcycle, injuring the rider and his pillion. Molly Cahill, 22, of Sans Souci appeared in Sutherland Local Court today. She was committed to stand trial on June 18 on two charges …

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