Blue lights make motorcyclists ‘safer’

Blue lights make motorcyclists ‘safer’

Riders in one American state can now add a special blue light to their rear brake light which they say increases awareness and avoids rear-end crashes. The Illinois chapter of motorcycle rights organisation ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education) has successfully lobbied the state government to introduce the rule from January 1, 2017. They believe …

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US moving toward liberal motorbike helmet laws

The US seems to be gradually moving toward more liberal motorbike helmet laws allowing adult riders to choose for themselves whether they wear a helmet or not. It seems strange to Australian riders since we were the first nation in the world to make helmets compulsory in 1961. Most states in the US introduced compulsory helmet laws …

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