Reducing the number of quad bike related deaths and injuries is the aim of a confronting new advertising campaign set to be aired across regional NSW this week.
Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean has announced that farmers across NSW will now receive free training and a helmet, in a major boost to the quad bike safety improvement program.
A 30-year-old woman has been taken to the Royal North Shore hospital following a quad bike crash in south-western New South Wales.
A man has been killed in a quad bike crash in NSW central west, the fourth quad bike fatality in less than three weeks.
A man is in hospital with serious head injuries after he fell off his quad bike in the Northern Territory Sunday afternoon.
A 60-year-old man has died in a suspected quad bike crash in the upper Hunter Region of New South Wales.
The NSW Government has doubled the value of rebates available to farmers for quad bike safety measures after two people were killed in quad bike related incidents at the weekend.
A 60-year-old man has died after rolling his quad bike on a property in New South Wales Central West on Sunday night.
A six-year-old girl was killed, while a 13-year-old suffered head injuries after a quad bike crash in northern New South Wales.
Ambulance paramedics were called to a farm in southeast Queensland on Saturday evening to treat a man who had been injured in a quad bike incident.
A woman has been taken to hospital after sustaining a serious head injury in a quad bike incident in central Queensland.
The Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group met in Dubbo on Tuesday to discuss the status of the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program, including take-up of SafeWork NSW’s $500 quad bike safety rebate, participation in quad bike training and a quad bike dealer education project.
The man in his 80s was riding a quad bike east of Allora when the incident took place.
Quad bike riders and their passengers are now required by law to wear an approved motorcycle helmet when operating on roads and road-related areas, according to new laws that came into effect on 1 February 2017 in Queensland.
In an effort to reduce quad bike injuries and fatalities on farms, Safe Work NSW is urging farmers across regional NSW to participate in the NSW Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.
Starting 1 February 2017, children under the age of 8 will be prohibited from riding quad bikes and utility off-road vehicles being used on road, as well as any child of any age if they are not yet capable of sitting with their feet flat on the floor and hands on handholds in Queensland.
The 2017 National Quad Bike Safety Conference is scheduled for March 30-31 in Cairns. The aim of this conference is to raise awareness about quad bike safety.
A seven-year-old boy has died following a quad bike crash on a property near Griffith.
A man has been killed in a quad bike crash in Queensland.
A man was rushed to hospital after he suffered serious injuries in a quad bike incident in south east Queensland on Sunday night.
A teenage boy has been injured in a quad bike incident in Western Australia.