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Is this the end of SMIDSY? What driverless cars mean for motorcyclists

While many motorcyclists consider driverless cars a threat to their autonomy on the road, it is unlikely that such technology will mean the end for motorcycle riders or their safety.

5 things motorcycle riders want car drivers to know

From lane filtering, SMIDSY and the time-to-arrival illusion, to longstanding myths and misconceptions about motorcyclists, it’s important for all road users to understand the truth about most motorbikers’ motivations and to familiarise themselves with what’s happening with motorcycle safety laws in Australia.

Andrew McKenzie

Andrew McKenzie is an experienced compensation lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Caboolture, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Mackay and Maroochydore offices. Find out more about Andrew.

Helen Parker

Helen Parker is an experienced personal injury lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Perth office. Find out more about Helen.

John Rule

John Rule is an experienced road and work accident injury lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Darwin office. Find out more about John.

Lloyd Toffolon

Lloyd Toffolon is an experienced road accident injury lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Ringwood office. Find out more about Lloyd.

Walter Hawkins

Walter Hawkins is an experienced personal injury lawyer in Maurice Blackburn’s Canberra office. Find out more about Walter.

What to do if you've been injured in a motorbike accident

There are many excellent reasons to ride a motorcycle: convenience, fuel efficiency, or simply recreation. However, if you're unfortunate enough to get into an accident with another vehicle, the chances of being physically injured tend to be higher and the injuries tend to be more severe.

The curious case of road safety rules and helmet regulations in Australia

Australian road safety helmet rules have changed over the years, we outline the differences per state to make sure you are prepared when riding.

Stay safe on the road: What motorcyclists should consider

Motorcyclists deserve to be safe on Australian roads. But there are a few things they can do to keep themselves safe and protect their rights.

Long awaited helmet law reform part of new National Road Rules

Changes to the Australian Road Rules that have been implemented following last year’s comprehensive review of road rules include welcome reforms that Maurice Blackburn and motorcycling advocates have long called for.

ACT lane filtering trial makes common sense for all road users

Road users in Canberra will benefit from an ACT Government plan to trial lane filtering by motorcyclists, according to road safety law firm Maurice Blackburn.

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