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Riders charged over third-party GoPro evidence

NSW Police are charging riders with traffic offences based on GoPro video evidence obtained from other riders, says Sydney lawyer and Ducati 1098S rider Chris Kalpage. There have been many incidents of riders being charged after self-incriminating evidence was found on their GoPro footage, mobile phone data, GPS and even bike data loggers. However, Chris …

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Phone, camera, GPS and bike could incriminate you

If you’ve crashed or been stopped by police who suspect you’ve been doing something illegal, your action camera, phone, GPS and bike could help incriminate you. Each of these items can contain the evidence police and the courts need to convict you for a traffic or criminal offence. Phones are the most likely to be …

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Talk 'N Shoot action camera app and Bluetooth headset

Tell your helmet camera when to shoot

If you are frustrated with helmet cameras because you can never tell if they are switched on and recording what you want, then Talk ’N Shoot may be the answer. Imagine being able to tell your action camera when to start and stop recording and then hear a verbal reply as confirmation rather than having …

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What to look for in motorcycle action cameras

Riders may want to buy action cameras for their motorbike for various reasons, such as recording exciting rides to share with friends or other bikers on social media. They may also consider equipping their bike with a camera for insurance purposes in the unfortunate event of an accident. Bike cameras are also called helmet cameras, …

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Venture Body Camera

Police-style Venture Body Camera

Riders concerned about the legality and safety of mounting a camera to their helmet may soon be able to wear one on their body as the police do with the Venture Body Camera. The lightweight 63g camera promises a lot of opportunities for motorcyclists to film their ride for pleasure or to collect evidence. The …

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Sena 10C helmet cameras

Helmet cameras make roads safer

Video from helmet cameras will not only provide evidence of an incident but should make roads safer by encouraging compliance with the road rules by both riders and drivers. The comments were made in South Australian Parliament by Peter Treloar Member for Flinders (LNP) who was speaking to the Road Traffic (Helmets) Amendment Bill which …

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Gopro helmet camera 2015 ban

Move to end ‘ridiculous’ helmet camera ban

South Australia will next week vote to remove the “ridiculous” ban on helmet cameras to improve rider safety, encourage more people to ride and to collect evidence in road accidents. (UPDATE June 23: Debate was adjourned and no vote taken.) Shadow Minister for Police, Emergency and Correctional Services, Stephan Knoll will introduce his Private Members …

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How can police wear helmet cameras?

If police are fining riders for wearing helmet cameras, how can police wear them without breaking the road rules? The question has been asked by Australian Motorcycle Council representative Guy Stanford who says SOME police are misinterpreting the helmet standards and applying them to riders to harass them. “They don’t know what they are doing …

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How to choose a cheap action camera

How to choose a cheap action camera

The popularity of the action camera to record your ride has grown massively in recent years and led to a flood of cheap Chinese cameras on the market. There are now many challengers to GoPro in the quality end of the market, but there are also some reasonable cheap cameras available. Be aware that their use …

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