Monday, 23 September 2019 09:38

Training beats ‘engineering’ solutions

Rider training is overlooked in recent moves by the Worksafe and the ACC to address quad crashes and injuries, says Motor Industry Association chief executive David Crawford.

Published in Machinery & Products

Regardless of the debate about quads versus side x sides, two-wheelers remain crucial to many livestock farmers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 17 June 2019 12:55

Alternative quad may be a choice

Your brow will furrow when you first see the e3 quad from Switch EV Global.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 18:25

Don’t even get off your bike

New for Fieldays 2019 is the Taracarry Plus, a nifty pigtail and reel carrier for quads.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 08:25

Quad crashes costly

Rural insurer FMG has lifted the lid on its claims for quad crashes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 November 2017 12:55

Time for a culture change

It makes grim reading to see that agricultural deaths have numbered 124 over the last seven years – about four times higher than in construction or forestry.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 25 May 2017 08:55

Disagreement over quad safety

The issue of death or serious injury from quad crashes never seems far from the headlines.

Published in General News
Friday, 31 March 2017 09:55

Debate rages over quad use ‘culture’

Not many weeks pass when quad crashes don’t make the news here or in Australia; for example, the first weekend in March saw two fatalities and a serious injury in NSW.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 07 October 2016 09:55

Time to wake up and get safe!

While quad fatalities keep fuelling a media frenzy, it’s time to look at the broader picture and try to understand what makes our farms such dangerous places.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 10 March 2016 07:55

Quad safety devices face backlash

Quad crash injuries and deaths in Australia have prompted Worksafe Victoria to push the use of crush prevention devices, but there's a howl of protest.

Published in World News
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