The number of motorcyclists killed in crashes appears to be on the decline, bucking the overall road toll trend.
Last year there were 47 deaths, and there have only been 39 this year, with just four weeks to go.
Mark Gilbert from the Motorcycle Safety Advisor Council says better attitudes on the road have had a big impact.
"I just think that motorcyclists themselves are probably deserving a huge pat on the back for the way they're approaching their travel and mobility."
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Motorcyclists are 21 times more likely to be killed or seriously injured than car drivers, and the death rate jumps 50 percent in summer.
Mr Gilbert says many factors have gone into reducing the motorcycle road toll.
"It's an amalgam of a lot of different things - discussion around road safety and motorcyclists, better gear on the market and more people investing in that."
The overall road toll this year is way up on 2016. Last year 297 lost their lives - 339 have died this year, with four weeks to go.