Call to double driver phone penalties roundabouts

Call to double driver phone penalties

Penalties for drivers using handheld mobile phones should be doubled to six demerit points, according to the Motorcycle Council of NSW. The MCCNSW has released a mobile phones position statement which calls for a review of the penalties for drivers using mobile phones as well as an awareness campaign about distracted driving. It calls for …

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SignalWear has launched Smart Signal Blinking indicator Gloves

Motorcycle indicator gloves seek funding

Recently we highlighted motorcycle gloves with a built-in GPS and now SignalWear has launched Smart Signal Blinking Gloves with LED indicator signals inserted in the back. Read about the GPS gloves here. SignalWear CEO and co-founder Troy De Baca says they also hope to launch a GPS version with the chevron signals showing the rider which …

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10 tips to riding safe and warm in winter

There is no doubt that a warm rider is far safer than one who is frozen solid in the winter chill. Being too cold can lead to shivering, exhaustion, confusion, memory loss, slurred speech, drowsiness, low energy, slow reaction times, and stiff and sore joints. None of these is advisable for a rider to stay …

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Samsung "Smart Windshield

Text, emails and calls on bike windshield

Samsung has made a “smart” motorcycle windshield that will display texts, emails, maps and tell you who is calling. Some may call it dumb! While the above video calls it a “new concept in road safety”, surely it would be dangerous to have long texts and emails on a windscreen, distracting our eyes for several …

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