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

Vernon Graham
Updated March 19 2021 - 10:09am, first published March 18 2021 - 2:00pm
WEAR A BLOODY HELMET!: Many farmers and rural workers still don't wear helmets when riding quad bikes and side-by-sides.
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.

Vernon Graham

Vernon Graham

National machinery and property writer

Former editor of The Land, former Fairfax Media Agricultural Editor

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