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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.


The trouble with quad bikes

April 4th, 2015

Episode 75 of 149 episodes

They’re called the farmer’s friend, but research indicates that 15-20 people are killed and more than 1,000 are seriously injured each year in quad bike accidents. The industry blames rider behaviour, while safety experts say the bikes are inherently unstable and want increased safety measures.Ann Arnoldinvestigates.

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