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Oct 31, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: webadmin
Changes to motorcycle laws
The MRAQ wishes to advise all motorcyclists of the upcoming changes to the laws on Lane Filtering, Vehicle Control and Helmets as contained in the attached link.
The association has been been working on having these laws revised for a considerable time and it is pleasing to get a response that represents common sense.
It must be noted that these changes have not yet been enacted and that the current laws still remain until such time as they are.
We thank all of those that have supported the push for these changes and look forward to an ongoing effort to represent the rights of riders.
Oct 29, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: webadmin

The MRAQ would like to advise riders of the Motorcycle Parking changes Please find attached a list of changes to motorcycle parking in the CBD and South Brisbane precincts for the G20 Leaders’ Summit. Motorcycle Parking Changes

Oct 27, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: webadmin

This motorcycle video demonstrates ways to avoid dangerous situations by using several safety techniques when riding. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY7uMyg5t6Q

This motorcycle video demonstrates ways to avoid dangerous situations by planning ahead and reading the road  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnZlOyxsQbM

Oct 16, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: webadmin
Motorcyclists require frequent lane movements to adjust to changing traffic conditions. For those who prefer two wheels over four, know where a vehicle’s blind spots are to avoid riding in them. And drivers, make sure you only enter the lane when it is safe to do so. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNQEoiVp_lU
Oct 15, 2014
Category: General
Posted by: webadmin

At the G20 meeting, world leaders have called for improved safety for motorcycle riders by getting more riders on the roads. This mockumentary news report has an important safety message behind it. Research has shown that having more riders on the roads increases the awareness and visibility of riders by motor vehicle drivers. This reduces accidents and improves rider safety. This video by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is part of their Stop SMIDSY campaign. Sorry Mate I Didn't See You (SMIDSY) are words no rider should hear. Thanks to the team at Gozer Studios for producing this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bo39C3Vlm4

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The Motorcycle Riders' Association of Queensland Inc.(MRAQ)is the official voice of Queensland's road riding motorcycles, off-road motorcycles, scooters and trikes communities. With more than 186,193 motorcycles and scooters now registered in Queensland, it is imperative that these people are being properly considered as a legitimate part of the transport mix.

The MRAQ's primary role is to convey the road safety concerns and suggestions of the road/offroad motorcycles, scooter, trikes riding community to relevant government bodies and work with them to achieve the goal of improving motorcycle, scooter and trike safety. It also provides information from its work back to the riding community in order to facilitate the achievement of its objectives. The MRAQ has been representing Queensland motorcycle and scooter riders at the highest levels since 1982.

The MRAQ's objectives are to:

  • Promote road safety
  • Promote a better image for motorcycling
  • Work for fair and sensible legislation on behalf of all motorcyle enthusiasts
  • Participate in charitable and community service activities

MRAQ supports responsible, safe, yet enjoyable riding practices, and encourages on/off road motorcycle, trike and scooter riders to participate in advanced rider training and track days to safely develop their skills and experience safely in a non-public road environment.

 



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