Dutch Reach could save lives SMIDSY

Could Dutch Reach save motorcyclists?

The Dutch Reach is a simple technique of opening a car door that could save motorcyclists filtering through traffic from being “doored”. It should be mandated in driving tests as it is in Holland where it has been used for 50 years. While the incidence of dooring is more common with cyclists, motorcycle riders also …

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Bosch radar aids all riders

Bosch radar aids all two-wheel riders

German auto electronics company Bosch has developed car sensors that will detect cyclists and will soon also detect motorcyclists who are filtering through the traffic. The sensors were particularly developed to detect cyclists. However, Bosch Australia spokeswoman Brooke Barr says they will soon also detect motorcyclists and scooters in those situations. Bosch’s rear mid-range radar sensors …

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Maritha Keyser Cyclist rule endangers motorcyclists

Cyclist rule endangers motorcyclists

The rule allowing drivers to cross a solid white line to overtake a cyclist is putting the lives of motorcyclists in danger, according to crash victim Maritha Keyser (pictured above) and rider groups. SIGN MARITHA’S PETITION A year ago Maritha was involved in an accident when a vehicle legally crossed a double white line to pass a …

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