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MUARC study of bike accidents, Speed cameras is the solution

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by smee, Mar 1, 2009.

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  1. With many thanks to DJMotorcycle who found and posted this link making it easier to find since i'm sure it was posted here many many years ago.

    EDIT: Despite the research all they can come up with as a solution is more speed cameras


    Whilst looking for Nolan helmets on the web i came across the following study produced by the CSIRO:

    Case-control study of motorcycle crashes

    The complete report is at:

    I am not sure if this has been posted here (it was from 1997) but made for interesting reading, anyway.

    e.g. Helmets
    * 145 helmets worn by riders and pillions were inspected
    * over 50% were black or "dark"
    * 20% of visors were tinted
    * the average age was four years, with 16% more than 5 years old and so may no longer have been performing optimally
    * more than 80% had obvious signs of damage, mostly scratches but some fractures
    * in 43% the interior padding was visibly worn or compressed

  2. of course these stupid fuks have shafted all the motoring community by recommending speed cmeras as the way of saving lives and adding 50 mill to the governments and their coffers.
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