The government is proposing a law change to make ABS compulsory for motorcycles entering the fleet. The new rule will apply to motorcycles over 125cc. MSAC is supportive of the change which was recommended to government following our 2018 Motorcycle Safety Summit. ABS is a proven technology which will helps save lives. Full details of the consultation can be found here...
The Shiny Side Up Bike Fest aims to bring the New Zealand motorcycle community together and share best practice. We achieve this through promoting rider skills, full protective gear and technologies such as ABS.
The Motorcycle Clothing Assessment Programme (MotoCAP), which launched this month, signals a step in the right direction according to MSAC Chair Mark Gilbert.
The Motorcycle Safety Advisory Council (MSAC) welcomes the return of Motorcycle Awareness Month in September by encouraging drivers to look twice for bikes.
In 2014, ACC teamed up with NZ Transport Agency, Automobile Association and Local Authorities to develop a way of identifying the highest risk local roads for motorists.
SHARP is a consumer information initiative that was launched by the Department for Transport (DfT) in 2007 following research that revealed real differences in the safety performance of motorcycle helmets available in the UK.
When motorcyclist Alan Petrie came off his bike at a busy Auckland intersection, the clothes on his back were the only thing between him and the road.