BMW Motorrad SOS alert button tracker message

Crash alert technology mandated?

Aftermarket automatic SOS emergency alert beacons have been available for some time for riders, but soon they could be mandated on all vehicles. Europe is mandating what they call “eCall” systems in all new model cars from April this year. This follows the recent mandate for ABS and/or combined brakes on motorcycles in Europe and …

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Crashed rider makes farewell video

Crashed rider records farewell video

An American rider has recorded a farewell video to his family after crashing off the road and lying near his dead mate for more than 30 hours. It’s a graphic and compelling reason for every rider to carry some sort of emergency beacon or phone app that sends an automatic emergency alert if it detects …

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