Roll the Dice Ride for Motor Cycle Safety

Roll the Dice Ride for Motor Cycle Safety

Motor Cycle enthusiasts around Central Queensland are once again coming together to participate in the Roll The Dice Charity Ride this Sunday, September 10th with proceeds going to RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service. Last years’ event attracted 109 participants.

Last years’ event attracted 109 participants.

Driven by Keppel Coast Kustoms and Fitzroy Trophies the event has been organised to not only raise money for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue but to also encourage the safe and
responsible use of motor cycles both on and off road.

Kirsty Wooler from RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service says “Historically, of the total PrimaryVehicle Accidents that we attend 42{7a2eb471754f58cbf59baa93ee81dc7b74d186cb2e306188f39c85ba863dbab8} involve motor cycles with suspected spinal and neck injuries
the most common outcome for the rider.”

“Whilst wearing the correct protective gear, including a
helmet, does greatly improve your chances of surviving a serious accident, all riders are encouraged to act in a responsible manner both on and off road to prevent an incident occurring,” she said.

RACQ Capricorn Rescue attend a motorcycle accident on Byfield Road on July 3rd. The patient, a 64 year old Rockhampton man was airlifted in a serious condition with possible head, spinal and internal injuries.

“At the end of the day prevention is still the best cure”.

The Roll the Dice Charity Ride is an annual event covering just over 200kms and kicks off with a free breakfast, registrations and coffee at  SOUL Satisfying Coffee at 8 am at the CHRS Hangar, along Canoona Road. Riders depart at 10 am with the first stop planned for the Byfield Store. From

From there, riders will travel to the Cawarral Store, Keppel Sands Hotel for lunch and will finish it off at Keppel Coast Kustoms where there will be food and entertainment on offer.

Don’t miss out on this great event that not only supports the RACQ CAPRICORN HELICOPTER RESCUE SERVICE but also helps to keep our motorcyclists safe on our roads.