B4BD volunteers Cheri and Greg Nunn

Crashed riders praise B4BD service

Crashed, sick and injured riders have heaped praise on the B4BD (Bikers 4 Bikers Down) service that started in May 2017. Hawkebsury couple Cheri and Greg Nunn (pictured above) started the free service after suffering their own motorcycle crash on Anzac Day 2016, followed by prolonged rehabilitation. “We now have over 3000 members on our …

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Stop bleeding to save riders’ lives

Quick application of a proper tourniquet to stop bleeding could help save the lives of crashed riders, according to a two-time Australian Road Safety Awards finalist. Janine Nicholas of the Rider Down motorcycle first-aid skills program says bleeding control is the single most important skill that will save lives of motorcyclists.  “We know that the …

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Motorcycle safety focus of seminar

Motorcycle safety research will be the focus of a major seminar conducted by the Deakin University next month as a new riding gear protection rating system is unveiled. Deakin University motorcycle safety researcher Liz de Rome PhD says the seminar is an “internal university workshop to inspire researchers to contribute their expertise to motorcycle safety”. The …

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