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Lane filter wars set to continue

Forty months after NSW allowed riders to lane filter and the laws have since spread throughout the country, drivers are still trying to obstruct riders and police don’t seem to care. This video from Newcastle rider Harry Criticos shows the lengths to which some motorists will go to stop riders …

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Online survey probes licensing and training

Queensland riders are being asked to fill out a short online survey that will help researchers determine the effectiveness of new motorcycle licensing. Click on this link to take the survey which only takes a few minutes, depending on your responses to some questions. For example, if you respond ‘yes’ when …

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Why riding high on marijuana is dopey

Marijuana is widely used and is being legalised and decriminalised around the world, but riders are warned that it is still illegal to ride high. In Australia, weed is our most common illicit drug and our nation is one of the highest users with about 750,000 smoking it daily. Possession …

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Community service for rider death

A driver who caused the death of rider Graham Jurott (pictured) has received a 200-hour community service order but no conviction for “driving without due care”. Graham’s son, Lester “Doc” Jurott says he is a “little perplexed” that Sarah Winyard, 21, didn’t have a conviction recorded. “It would also have …

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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 …

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