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Royal Flying Doctor Service warns of roos

Riders heading into the Outback should be aware of the dangers of hitting kangaroos, says the Royal Flying Doctor Service whose planes have even hit them.  “The roo problem is significant as they come to the edges of the road to graze in the current drought conditions,” a spokeswoman for the RFDS NSW/ACT says. “Road accidents as …

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Are you covered for an ambulance ride?

Many riders may not realise that if they are involved in a crash, they may not be covered for what could be a very long and expensive ambulance ride. Freebies The good news for permanent Queensland and Tasmanian residents is that they are covered. Even if they travel interstate and crash. That includes all emergency …

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Checkout our new shop & win!

MBW – Shop launch The MBW team are proud to announce the launch of our new Motorcycle Gear Shop. We’ve scoured the world for interesting products for our shop. We’ve reviewed them and stand by them; so you can do a bit of motorbike shopping while you’re browsing the latest motorcycle news. We’ve also produced our own …

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ICE USB emergency USB

USB key gives vital rider medical details

A rider died without his family by his side six hours after arriving in hospital because the medical authorities had no idea who to contact. This was the scenario that inspired 40-year riding veteran Tony Walton of Perth to address the situation and save some lives. His invention is the ICEmergency USB which you can …

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First-aid apps riders should download

Smartphone technology is helping riders stay alive with a host of emergency apps beat we should consider downloading. While emergency smartphone apps are a good aid, they should never replace a call to the emergency phone number. The emergency number is 000 in Australia, 911 in the US and 999 in the UK. However, because …

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Why you should do a first aid course

Even trained medical staff should do the First Aid for Motorcyclists course because motorcycle accidents are different to other emergency situations. CLICK HERE TO BOOK The course is currently touring Australian capital cities and major regional centres to build awareness around what to do at a motorcycle accident scene through this specialised training for riders. …

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