Parents warned on mini bike safety

Parents warned on mini bike safety

Parents are warned about buying a mini bike for their kids with the third safety recall in recent weeks from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. We asked the ACCC if this amounted to a crackdown or a special investigation, but they replied with a curt “no”. However, it seems more than a coincidence that …

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Safety recall for Monsterpro mini bike warned

Safety recall for Monsterpro mini bike

A safety recall has been issued for the Monsterpro Z50 replica motorcycle because it does not have a kill switch, prompting an industry warning to parents. The official recall notice was issued through the federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (DIRD), Vehicle Safety Standards division (VSS), and posted by the Australian Consumer and Competition …

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Global Ringwood mini bike recalled

Beware mini bikes for your kids

Mini or pocket motorcycles are fun and make great Christmas presents for your kids, but there are potential dangers in buying unknown brands. In most countries, these machines are categorised as novelty toys and are not regulated by the same conditions as other vehicles. Also, be aware that, in many jurisdictions, they can only be used …

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