Online shopping increases truck traffic

The rapid growth in online shopping has caused a rise in trucks, vans and transport vehicles on our roads that are not just delivering to shopping centres but sometimes right to our suburban front door. This presents a major increase in congestion, but also an increase in risk for riders who easily disappear in truck …

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Aussie riders

Riders buying helmets online are unaware

One in three riders mistakenly believes that a helmet bought online from overseas that is the same model as an Australian-approved helmet will be legal to wear here. This is one of the shocking results of a recent rider survey by the Consumers Federation of Australia. Spokesman Professor Raphael Gzrebieta told yesterday’s Sydney motorcycle helmet forum …

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Online accessories shop started after crash

It started with a crash but now online motorcycle accessories and apparel business Finn Moto is turning over up to $480,000 a year. And owner Matt Finn wasn’t even a motorcycle rider when he started the business. His business journey began in 2004 when the inquisitive Gosford TAFE business student’s brother, Scott, had a motorcycle …

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