Dangerous road conditions are no laughing matter for riders
Riders who use the Snap Send Solve app that helps Australian authorities identify and fix road hazards that pose a danger to vulnerable road users such as motorcyclists could win a $50 incentive prize.
Up to ten $50 gift cards are drawn each month from users who refer friends and family to the app.
You can enter after submitting or rating a report or by clicking ‘Refer Friends’ in the ‘More’ section of the app.vAnd you can enter as many times as you like.
Snap Send Solve will contact winners when monthly prizes are drawn.
The app requires riders to take a photo of the road hazard and send it to the app which passes it on the authorities.
Of course, riders could also report directly to authorities, but it is often unclear which jurisdiction is responsible for the problem as roads divided among all the three levels of governments in Australia.
The app is basically a one-stop shop for reporting hazards.
Riders are three times more likely to be involved in crashes caused by potholes and poor road surfaces than any other vehicle type according to a British Automobile Association survey.
It found that while potholes cause damage to cars, they are a far greater injury threat to riders.
They say riders swerving to avoid potholes can also cause crashes.