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World’s ‘biggest’ motorcycle crash payout

A North Carolina Harley rider has been awarded $US4m (almost $A6m) after a crash with a driver who failed to yield right-of-way in what is believed to be the world’s biggest motorcycle crash payout. The 29-year-old rider was travelling about 15mph (about 24km/h) when he was struck by a vehicle that accelerated away from a …

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Rider dies in head-on crash near Ipswich

A rider in his 20s has died in head-on collision on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Ironbark, near Ipswich, overnight. Queensland Police say the crash happened about 10.55pm. They say the motorcycle, ridden by the man from nearby Mt Crosby was heading west when it collided with a sedan travelling in the opposite direction. The …

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U-turn rider slams police hypcrisy crash accident traffic offence

Rider slams Queensland Police hypocrisy

A rider who hit a car doing an illegal u-turn across double white lines is claiming police hypocrisy for inaction while fining him for allegedly clipping an unbroken white line in a separate incident. Tristan Holland says the two different approaches by Queensland Police smack of hypocrisy. Earlier this year, Tristan was fined for allegedly …

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concerns for single-vehicle crash reports

Concerns over single-vehicle crash reports

We have serious concerns with police and mainstream media reports of “single-vehicle motorcycle crashes” as “rider lost control”. Such reports are presumptuous as they are released prior to a proper accident investigation and a Coroner’s report. Today a Yamaha R6 rider went down on Springbrook Rd on the Gold Coast hinterland. The evidence of the …

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‘Sorry Mate I Forgot I Saw You’ crashes

Riders aren’t just common victims of SMIDSY (Sorry Mate, I didn’t See You) crashes, but could also be the victims of SMIFISY. It stands for “Sorry Mate I Forgot I Saw You” and it’s been discovered by a University of Nottingham study into crashes where drivers failed to give way to motorcycles. The info researchers …

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How Do I File A Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit?

(Sponsored lawsuit post for our North American readers) The most likely scenario in which you would sue after an accident would be if you were injured, and the insurance settlement wasn’t compensating you sufficiently. Your case will be much better if you followed proper post-accident procedures, such as: Keeping an accurate record of the incident. …

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5 Ways New Motorcycle Owners Can Protect their Vehicle

5 Ways New Motorcycle Owners Can Protect their Vehicle

(Sponsored post for our North American motorcycle owners) Motorcycles are fun to ride, easy to park and fuel efficient, but are more dangerous than cars, leaving the rider vulnerable in a crash. According to the American Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than people in …

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Pick-Up crash with US riders accident fallout

Fallout after seven riders killed in crash

The fallout continues in the wake of last month’s tragic accident in the USA where a driver ploughed his pick-up into a group of motorcyclists, killing seven and injuring three. For some reason truck driver Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, crossed the centre line of a New Hampshire highway at 6.30pm on 27 June 2019, running into …

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Three riders die, several injured in multi crashes

Saturday was deadly for motorcycle riders with three killed and several injured as nine motorcycles were involved in four crashes in Queensland, Victoria and NSW on Saturday (20 July 2019). Victorian crash In the latest incident, Victorian Police say two motorcycles collided with ute towing a trailer at the intersection of Edwards and Paynes roads, …

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