Accident

  • Suzuki launches Accident Aftercare Programme in industry-first

    Suzuki launches Accident Aftercare Programme in industry-first

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    Suzuki has launched its new motorcycle accident aftercare programme, an entirely free service for all customers, regardless of age of machine, that aims to make dealing with the aftermath of an accident or theft as smooth and as pain-free as possible. The programme provides riders with a single point of contact and will handle everything…

  • Bosch reveals CRASH detection technology for motorcycles

    Bosch reveals CRASH detection technology for motorcycles

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    Bosch has just launched its new Help Connect emergency call system that’s been designed specifically for motorcycles and scooters. The Help Connect system works to automatically call emergency services when it detects an accident. Clever right? Admittedly, it’s not the first system of this kind. BMW’s had its own eCall system for years and DGuard…

  • Drivers FORGET seeing bikers. Nottingham University STUDY finds short term memory loss could be to blame for fatal car and motorcycle accidents.

    Drivers FORGET seeing bikers. Nottingham University STUDY finds short term memory loss could be to blame for fatal car and motorcycle accidents.

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    A study by the University of Nottingham has found that fatal crashes involving cars and motorbikes may be caused by glitches in motorists short-term memory. And researchers reckon they could be prevented by encouraging drivers to talk to themselves at the wheel. During their experiments, researchers analysed where drivers looked and what they remembered while…

  • PIKES PEAK 2019: Carlin Dunne has died after accident during the time trial

    PIKES PEAK 2019: Carlin Dunne has died after accident during the time trial

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    It was a major coup for Carlin Dunne, 36, to get the world’s first ride on the prototype Ducati Streetfighter V4 at the 97th Pikes Peak event, but the debut outing for the American rider on Italian machinery ended in disaster. According to witness reports (which have not been verified and therefore cannot be held…

  • Fenati’s not the first. Or the last. Dangerous MotoGP moves through history.

    Fenati’s not the first. Or the last. Dangerous MotoGP moves through history.

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    Romano Fenati isn’t the first rider to lose his cool while racing. That’s no excuse – but throughout the history of MotoGP, some of the greatest names in motorcycling have made some irresponsible and erratic decisions that have put other riders at risk. Here are some of the most famous incidents…   Freddie Spencer vs…

  • VIDEO: MIRACLE child escapes unscathed after SHOCKING bike crash

    VIDEO: MIRACLE child escapes unscathed after SHOCKING bike crash

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    We’ve just been sent this clip from ETV, which shows the miraculous escape of a child after a shocking bike crash in Bangalore. A child in Bangalore is lucky to have escaped unscathed after careening across three lanes of traffic on a scooter, after the woman riding was knocked off in a collision with another…

  • WSB: Chaz Davies has broken his collarbone

    WSB: Chaz Davies has broken his collarbone

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    The Welshman isn’t going to be able to ride at World Ducati Week and his WSB summer break has been dealt a proper blow after the Aruba.it Racing Ducati star fractured his right collarbone during training. The news of yesterday’s injury to Davies comes less than a week after Leon Camier (Red Bull Honda) fractured…

  • IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer confirmed as second rider who fell last night

    IOM TT 2018: Steve Mercer confirmed as second rider who fell last night

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    A statement from the ACU has just confirmed that the second rider to fall last night during Superbike qualifying is Steve Mercer. Mercer, 36, was riding for Jackson Racing having been recently fine-tuning the factory Fireblade as a possible replacement for Honda man Ian Hutchinson if injuries prevented Hutchy from taking part in the TT…

  • To Mr Google Street View, Cheers ya swine!

    To Mr Google Street View, Cheers ya swine!

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    So you’re having a grand old time riding down your favourite mountain road in Japan when you get a bit squirrely on a left/right/left. Normally, it wouldn’t be an issue. But this morning you weren’t banking on a Google Street View car coming up the mountain road… Still, at least it had it’s camera on…

  • Max Biaggi out of hospital and heading home

    Max Biaggi out of hospital and heading home

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    SIX-time World Champion Max Biaggi has left hospital 20 days after a huge crash that nearly killed him. Biaggi was in intensive care for 17 days whilst undergoing an operation on a torn lung and surgery to help his 11 broken ribs heal, he also broke his collarbone in the big crash. The accident happened…

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