Quads, tractors and side-by-sides cause 50pc of farm deaths: new report

Vernon Graham
By Vernon Graham
Updated March 18 2021 - 11:09pm, first published 3:00am
WEAR A BLOODY HELMET!: Many farmers and rural workers still don't wear helmets when riding quad bikes and side-by-sides.

Quad bike and side-by-side accidents claimed a total 21 lives on Australian farms last year, a statistic that has alarmed agricultural health officials.

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Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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