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Education most important road safety strategy

A clear majority of road users believe education is the most important road safety strategy, according to a preliminary review of a major survey on attitudes to road safety strategies. Survey author Dr João Canoquena of the University of Notre Dame Australia says it is too early to reach conclusions from the survey. “Road maintenance was mostly …

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Survey seeks crashed rider help

Riders who have crashed in the past decade are being invited to do a survey into rider behaviour that expands on a previous pilot study into the effects of ABS in motorcycle crashes. Click Here to participate in the “Dynamics of Motorcycle Crashes Survey”. Pilot study In 2016, UK motorcycle road safety researcher Dr Elaine …

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Riders needed for road safety survey

Riders are urged to take part in a major survey on attitudes to road safety strategies which has so far only received responses from four motorcyclists. Click HERE to take part in the survey! Dr João Canoquena of the University of Notre Dame Australia, says the final round of the survey now requires rider support …

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Novice riders needed for motorcycle survey

Novice riders are being asked to fill out a short online survey that will help researchers determine the effectiveness of changes to Queensland motorcycle licensing. Click on this link to read all about the survey.  Or click here to go straight to the survey. Road safety research fellow and Triumph Street Triple rider Ross Blackman (pictured …

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Online survey seeks rider input on safety

An online survey about motorcycle safety targets Victorian riders, but also allows input from interstate riders who travel the many great motorcycling roads in the state. VicRoads’ survey also asks state riders where they should spend the money collected from the $70 annual safety levy. The survey follows the revelation in August that $21.7m of …

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Cyclists and motorcyclists should unite

There seems to be an animosity between cyclists and motorcyclists, yet a recent British study finds more than 90% of motorcycle riders are also cyclists. The online study of 2183 Carole Nash Motorbike insurance customers not only shows that 92% of motorcyclists also own a bicycle, but more than half (57%) own more than one …

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Riders seek loyal, trusting friends

Riders want riding partners and friends who are trustworthy and loyal, according to an independent survey of 1018 British bikers in March 2017. It found trust was important for 70% and loyalty to 69%, but 75% of riders only get to see their close friends once every fortnight to a month. About half claim they have …

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Is ABS as safe as officials believe?

Europe is mandating ABS on motorcycles and it is being considered in Australia but only now is a survey seeking to find out if ABS is safe in the real world. British road safety researcher Elaine Hardy is seeking riders around the globe who have been involved in a crash on a bike fitted with …

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Are you the face of motorcycling?

Are you the face of motorcycling? British motorcycle insurance broker Carole Nash is searching for 12 faces to star in its 2017 annual motorcycle calendar to raise money for Blood Bikes. The company has been inspired by their recent ‘Biker vs Non Biker’ survey that found motorcycle riders are more attractive, daring, adventurous and fun than drivers. …

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Riders more attractive than drivers, survey

We already suspect that motorcycle riders are more attractive daring, adventurous and fun than drivers, but now a British online survey has confirmed our beliefs. The survey of more than 1000 adults asked them to rate how attractive the opposite sex appears when dressed as motorcyclists, compared to plain driving attire. In five out of six …

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