Safety for riders over 30

In the ten years between 1995 and 2004, the number of motorcyclists aged 30 years or over, who were seriously injured or killed, increased from 250 to 555 - more than double.

Be mindful of the risks

Returning riders may falsely believe it’s simply a matter of jumping back on a motorcycle, but the reality is different. Motorcycle riders are around 29 times more likely to be fatally injured than other vehicle operators (Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Monograph 12 October 2002).

Chasing the dream

A guide called 'Chasing the Dream' is available for motorcycle rider. It contains vital road safety information about the difference between driving and riding, choosing the right motorcycle, protecting your body and your responsibilities if you carry a pillion passenger. You will also learn about the importance of maintaining your motorcycle properly and some simple checks to keep you on the road.

Download Chasing the Dream [PDF 682 Kb].

VicRoads values any comments you have about 'Chasing the Dream'. Provide your feedback by emailing [email protected].

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