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Low speed threshold a danger

Low speed thresholds are turning motorists, particularly motorcyclists, into dangerous speedo gazers, according to a university study. Using drive simulators, researchers at the University of Western Australia studied 84 drivers to test whether a low speed threshold before a fine was imposed affected their driving performance. The answer was yes! “Our results demonstrate that making the …

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Motorcycle rider armour ‘fishy’

Your next motorcycle jacket could be fitted with lightweight rider armour designed like fish scales. A team of Boston University engineering researchers believe fish, snake and even butterfly scales hold the key to creating strong and lightweight armour. While there is no talk yet of including the armour in motorcycle gear, it would be ideally …

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