Cars may soon ‘see’ riders in blind corners

Princeton University is developing an automated radar system that will detect and alert drivers and riders of oncoming traffic and pedestrians around blind corners. Professor Felix Heide,an  assistant professor of computer science at the uni, says the system has ramifications for the safety of motorcyclists. “We have already tested bicyclists successfully, so motorcyclists and scooter …

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Ride the night away moon

Full moon ‘affects motorcycle rider safety’

Fatal motorcycle crashes increase 5% during a full moon and 32% during the annual supermoon, according to research published in the British Medical Journal (December 11, 2017) . Riders should be particularly wary in 2020 as there will be three super moons: March 9 (a “Super Worm Moon”), April 7 (a “Super Pink Moon”) and …

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