Welcome to Netrider ... Connecting Riders!

Interested in talking motorbikes with a terrific community of riders?
Signup (it's quick and free) to join the discussions and access the full suite of tools and information that Netrider has to offer.

News: Free advanced rider training for defence force personn

Discussion in 'Motorcycling News' at netrider.net.au started by ForumBot, Aug 4, 2006.

  1. The Australian Defence Minister, Brendan Nelson, today announced a motorcycle awareness campaign providing free motorcycle and scooter training to all defence personnel.

    ... more

    This is an automated posting of a new news item added to Netrider News by Netrider.
  2. yeah i only just noticed this. Obviously any extra training offered is a good thing.

    Their reasoning behind introducing this is interesting to say the least!

    So people in the US defence force are being killed on motorcycles therefore we introduce extra free training for our defence force???
  3. what about deaths in the general riding population? wouldnt that justify extra training?