WH&S: Quad bike rollover alert launched

Commercial GPS tracking company, Austracker, has launched of the Rollover Rescue Tracker, an automated alert-based system designed to drastically reduce the time taken to rescue farmers if their quad-bike rolls. Quad bike rollovers are currently the leading cause of farm deaths in Australia. According to a study by The Transport and Road Safety Research Centre at UNSW there were 22 quad bike fatalities and 70 injuries in Australia last year alone. The Victorian State Government recently announced its $6 million roll-bar subsidy scheme, to be administered by the Victorian Farmers Federation, in response to the high death rate. Austracker general…

Source: Beef Central
WH&S: Quad bike rollover alert launched