The ACCC is inviting Australians aged 18 and over who have recreational quad biking experience to participate in a 10-minute survey. The responses will help develop a consumer video on quad bike safety.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging safe quad bike use ahead of the Easter long weekend. Sadly, there have been five quad bike related deaths this year, with 60 deaths reported between 2011 and 2013.
The ACCC has today become aware of a breach of personal data collected from some of its websites. The affected websites are Recalls Australia, Product Safety Australia, SCAMwatch and the ACCC Public Registers website.
Many Australians have died or have been seriously injured from quad bikes (four-wheeled motorbikes) – including children. Watch the video and follow the safety steps to prepare, wear and ride safely when using quad bikes.
When swallowed, small coin-sized lithium button batteries can get stuck in a child's throat and cause severe burns or death. Order your fact card and poster for more information, including safety tips.