Thursday, November 21

AUS: New Braking Requirements for Motorbikes

The federal government says new motorbikes sold in Australia will be required to have advanced braking systems as a standard feature from November 2019

New motorbikes sold in Australia will have to be fitted with advanced braking systems from late 2019, in a move hoped to save hundreds of lives.

The federal government on Friday announced the new requirements to bring Australia in line with Europe, Japan and other major markets.

Motorcycle riders were 20 times more at risk of being killed in a crash than someone in a car per kilometre travelled and account for nearly one in five road deaths.

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