Softer, more flexible road signs to help lessen the impact of motorbike crashes are being rolled out at motorbike hotspots in the far north.
Main Roads Minister Craig Wallace and the Member for Barron River, Steve Wettenhall inspected the new safety measures today.
"The Captain Cook Highway here in the far north is one of the first hotspots to benefit from the new safety initiatives. I'm hoping they will be a real triumph in road safety for motorbike riders," Mr Wallace said.
The Southern Classic is on again,it's the 23-24 October at Broadford. see you there
The Pink Ribbon Ride is a motorcycle event that raises awareness and funds for Breast Cancer research and victim support and takes place on Sunday OCTOBER 24th 2010. We have riders leaving from many locations around Victoria. Riders are expected to arrive at Point Cook around 11am.
Point Cook Motorcycle club together with The Brook has organised a festival at Point Cook.
Powered two wheeled vehicles, which include motorcycles and scooters are a growing part of Victoria’s transport future. They are becoming more popular as both a mode of transport and as a recreational activity.
However powered two wheeled vehicle riders and pillion passengers are amongst the most vulnerable of road users.
On Victorian roads, they account for 13% of deaths and serious injuries although they comprise only three per cent of registered vehicles and less than one per cent of traffic volume.
In response to recent media comments, you are invited to attend the
MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS RIDE