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Trans-Tasman approach suggested to tackle quad bike safety – In the News

Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in on July 17th, 2017.

Researchers in New Zealand and Australia examining the number of quad bike fatalities in both countries say there should be a combined approach to tackling safety issues. The study, published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, examined the coronial files from 101 quad-related fatalities: 69 in Australia and 32 in […]

3 News: Otago research shows why quad bikes so dangerous – Video

Peter Griffin posted in on April 21st, 2010.

Otago researchers have discovered some of the reasons why riding quad bikes can be so dangerous, with one of the risk factors being turning uphill on a left-facing slope. The machines are very commonly used in New Zealand, particularly on farms, and account for a significant proportion of farming-related injury and death. See the video […]

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