Lock it or lose it motorcycle theft tougher thefts

Tougher vehicle theft penalties assessed

As motorcycle theft continues to be the one area of vehicle theft to rise, a tougher penalty system for offenders is being assessed. Australian motor vehicle theft is down 4% in the year to October 2018, with the only sector increasing being motorcycles, up 4%. The biggest increase was in NSW which was up 258 …

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Motorcycle theft declining

Motorcycle theft is declining slowly, but not in the west. Across Australia, 2197 bikes were stolen in the March quarter, according to the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council. That’s 97 fewer than the previous quarter or a drop of 4.4% compared with car theft which is down about 10%. This follows last year’s figures …

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