DayGlo Queensland Police rammed

Rider injured as ute turns across path

A 28-year-old rider has suffered serious injuries after a utility vehicle turned across his path in Brisbane’s north yesterday afternoon (1 July 2019). UPDATE: We have been advised that the rider sadly passed away almost exactly one week after the accident. He had multiple surgeries, but his head injuries were too critical. He remained on life …

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KTM Adventure Rallye 2018 Outback Run

Seven riders injured in KTM Rallye

Seven riders have been injured in the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye which is this year riding on “previously unridden tracks and trails” in the Northern Territory. When it was promoted last year, the organisers said the event would be so remote, they would have a helicopter available if med-evac or bike-evac was required. Injured riders …

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Helmet safety motorcycle crash accident ratings

Riders to access gear safety ratings

Motorcyclists will soon know how safe their riding gear is after the launch today of a 12-month pilot program to establish a safety ratings system. The five-star ratings will be available online and will be similar to crash ratings for vehicles and energy efficiency ratings for appliances. Deakin University’s Institute for Frontier Mate has been …

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