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Motorcycle safety.

Faulks, I

Motorcycles and Scooters


Motorcycle deaths in New South Wales have risen sharply in 2005, with 31 motorcyclists dying in road crashes in the first four months of 2005. Up to mid-September 2005, another 15 motorcyclists have died. These deaths are those reported as occurring on 'roads or road-related areas'—a required element for a motor vehicle-related death in New South Wales to be recorded under the formal definition of road trauma. There are a number of additional deaths involving motorcyclists that occurred in areas not considered to be roads or road-related areas.