Education is key to motorcycle safety
News from Tasmania Examiner:

Dec. 26, 2013, 1 a.m.

MOST motorcyclists would benefit from the MAIB-subsidised rider refresher course and the latest techniques it teaches, a Launceston-based motorcycle tutor said.

MOST motorcyclists would benefit from the MAIB-subsidised rider refresher course and the latest techniques it teaches, a Launceston-based motorcycle tutor said.

Mike Greene teaches motorcycle learner and P-plate courses for Transtrain around the North and North- West of Tasmania and was contacted for comment in the wake of six motorcycle road deaths in two months.

Mr Greene said that most accidents could be avoided.

“The current teaching is that riders should be observing things five seconds ahead of where they actually are, looking for potential hazards like cars pulling out of si…………… continues on Tasmania Examiner

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