Bicycle, motorbike/motorcycle and quad bike accidents may occur as a result of many factors, such as traffic related issues, faulty manufacturing or problems with paths, roads and bike ways.
The engineering aspects of the bike itself are very important for safety and in order to prevent accidents. The various mechanisms used in the design and build of a bike must adhere to safety regulations and standards to make it roadworthy.
Common causes of bike accidents may include:
- Human factors
- Automotive defects
- Brake failures
- Engine failures
- Tyre failures
- Road design defects
- Poor engineering design
At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain a recommendation that suits your needs and budget.
Expertise in Action
Experts is this field are essential in a wide range of cases to provide opinion on:
- Accident reconstruction
- Biomechanical analysis
- Failure analysis
- Injury collision
They may also assess:
- Vehicle handling and safety
- Vehicle design and engineering
For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.
The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:
- The need for a view or inspection of a location
- The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
- Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
- Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Cycling accidents rising in Australia
Data shows danger times for cyclists are late afternoon and early mornings on weekdays, with weekends more spread out.
How can we make quad bikes and ATVs safer?
ATV manufacturers, dealers and farmers are uniting to fight proposed engineering changes to quad bikes, fearing they could do more harm than good.
Cordin v The Nominal Defendant  NSWDC 12
This matter involved determining whether the plaintiff fell from his bicycle due to a collision from behind with an alleged unidentified motor vehicle or whether he simply fell off. Several experts provided expert opinion.
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