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MotoCap (Motorcycle Protective Clothing) – Jackets, Pants, Gloves

Jul 10, 2021

There is misinformation circulating in social media at present, that behind the MotoCap Safety Ratings, there is an agenda to enforce compulsory wearing of protective clothing. Simply not true. An excerpt from Dave Wright Motorcycle Consulting statement on this: MotoCap has been developed over the past 10 years and with some of the best protocols […]

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Lane Filtering ‘Freeway’ Exclusion Removed

Mar 30, 2021

Actual ‘Good News’ that the ‘Freeway Lane Filtering Exclusion’ has been removed officially in the new legislation filed today 29th March (see the diagram of the deletion of the term ‘freeway). All the emails that were sent by riders to the Road Safety Commission and the Minister letting them know our thoughts on this matter […]

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Update Regarding Lane Filtering (Media Release)

Feb 19, 2021

– (addressing some comments and grievances) When the MRAWA announced the upcoming lane filtering laws, many were upset, as were the MRAWA committee and members about ‘Freeways’ being excluded. As far as the ban on lane filtering on freeways is concerned, we were totally blindsided and shocked by this clause. Our stance was like many, […]

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MOTORCYCLE LANE FILTERING REGULATION March 29

Jan 31, 2021

MRA has been the driving force in lobbying for legal ‘lane filtering’ here in WA since 2011. After many years of sometimes frustrating lobbying, going back to our initial meeting on this issue in 2011 when Troy Buswell was the Minister for Transport,  we have finally received news on this issue. Lane filtering was discussed at […]

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7 Motorcycle Riders killed in January 2021

Jan 30, 2021

Hi, my name is David Wright, and I’m a longtime motorcycle rider. I’ve come to talk to you today about the terrible start we’ve had to 2021. So far this year, we’ve lost 23 people on our roads. Of those 23 people 30% of the motorcyclists. So that’s seven motorcycles dead since the start of […]

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Bus Lane Use for MC Riders Trial Deemed Illegal – Challenged by MRAWA

Jun 27, 2020

The Road Safety Commission advised us via email on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 9:56 AM on the decision to ban the sharing of motorcycles to share certain bus lanes. They further advised us that Main Roads WA will be removing signs from five metro bus lanes that permit motorcycles to share the lanes. This follows […]

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New Road Safety Commissioner for WA appointed

Jun 19, 2020

Adrian Warner has been appointed as Road Safety Commissioner for Western Australia for a five-year term. Mr Warner has more than 30 years’ experience in senior leadership roles Commonwealth and West Australian public sectors, as well as the private sector, and boasts strong credentials in policy and strategy development. As an avid recreational cyclist, Mr […]

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Statement regarding the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020

May 30, 2020

Source: https://www.motogp.com.au/fan-zone/news/australian-motorcycle-grand-prix-2020-cancelled The Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) in conjunction with Dorna Sports today announced the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020 is cancelled due to restrictions relating to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2020 was due to be held at the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit from 23-25 October. Full refunds […]

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Free Motorcycle Rider Road Craft Course

Oct 6, 2018

ENROLE NOW – see attached forms Where – Mirrabooka Library, 21 Sudbury Road. Mirrabooka. Date – 21st October Time – 9:30am to 1:30pm Contact – Dave Wright of Motorcycle Consulting 0418 954 424   Ride Right registration Oct. 2018 Mirrabooka Ride Right flier Mirrabooka Oct 2018

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PRESS RELEASE – Motorcycle Safety Week 23rd to 29th April 2017

Apr 26, 2017

The Motorcycle Riders Association of WA Inc. has made a plea to motorcycle and scooter riders to accept that we are a group of vulnerable road users and as such we need to understand that the road environment, speed, our behaviour and other road user mistakes can all add to the chance that we will […]

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Helmet Changes

Aug 10, 2015

The Victorian Government announced last Thursday that effective immediately that will allow European Standards motorcycle helmets to be worn legally on Victorian roads this follows Queensland’s  lead on this issue. We have raised allowing European standards helmets be allowed for use on WA roads and this is now being looked at by the Department of […]

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WA Police to Hunt Hoon Riders

Nov 29, 2014

Hi Guys Just in case you have not seen this from the WA Police (attachment below) Cheers Dave Wright President Motorcycle Riders Association of W.A. Inc. WA Today Press Release — >  Hoon Riders

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