Greg and Cheri Nunn volunteers Registry

Registry for crash victim volunteers

A registry of volunteers to help recovering riders injured in a motorcycle crash is being set up by a Hawkebsury couple who also suffered in a motorcycle crash. Cheri and Greg Nunn are collecting the names and contact details of volunteers and what services they can provide for injured riders. Services could consist of ferrying the …

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Hiring a lawyer after a motorcycle crash

Hiring a lawyer after a motorcycle crash

A lawyer might be a necessary evil after a motorcycle crash, especially if it is your first crash, it wasn’t your fault or you are being hassled by your insurance company. A reputable and trustworthy law firm with experience in motorcycle crashes will evaluate your case for free, so you can get a clear understanding …

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Motorcycle paramedics

Do we need off-road motorcycle paramedics?

Motorcycle paramedics operate in several cities around the world, but with the growing number of trail and adventure riders heading bush is it time for off-road bike paramedics as well? The argument is that while a motorcycle paramedic cannot transport a patient, they can get to them quicker in inaccessible areas. The role of the …

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double crash investigations justice

Two bike crash investigations ongoing

Police investigations into two controversial motorcycle crashes in Melbourne are still not resolved up to four months later. The first happened on July 17 at 1.40pm when a woman in a Camry drove in front two motorcycle riders in Melbourne. The riders, Steve Caruana and Marc Logan, have only recently left hospital and are still …

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Stupidity overlooked in motorcycle crashes

Simple stupidity, irresponsibility and bad luck are often overlooked as causes of a motorcycle crash, says 10-year road safety researcher Elaine Hardy. Yet police and other investigators are quick to blame speed first in most crashes. That’s probably because other factors are more difficult to prove. Recently in Victoria police targeted speed after a sharp …

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MotorMedics are our new first responders

A volunteer band of riders has formed MotoMedics Queensland to act as first responders to motorcycle accidents while the injured wait for the ambulance to arrive. They may be the last people you ever want to meet, but they will be at the Brisbane Bike Night tonight (Wednesday, October 5, 2016) at Harry’s Diner in …

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First Aid for Motorcyclists patch training injuries

Most common motorcycle crash injuries

The most common injuries in motorcycle crashes are to the riders’ feet or legs, according to leading US public health institute the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you fall, you immediately put your hands out to protect yourself, yet hands and arms were actually much lower on the scale of injuries than …

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Scott Britnell hopes to compete in the 2017 Dakar Rally

Dakar debutante crashes in desert

Dakar Rally debutante Scott Britnell is still determined to race in the gruelling event in January 2017, despite suffering a massive crash at 100km/h while trying to set a record double crossing of the Simpson Desert in a single day. In the end, the record now belongs to Brisbane teacher Trevor Wilson, 25, who tagged along …

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Draggin CEO Grant Mackintosh

Draggin boss crash-tests his gear

Draggin Jeans boss Grant Mackintosh has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident, but says his award-winning jeans helped save his hide. The Draggin CEO and founder is now recovering at Calvary Rehab in South Australia after the crash three weeks ago. A press release from the company says Grant was out enjoying one of …

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