Guy Martin practises Great Escape jump

Guy Martin’s second Great Escape

Just weeks after completing the two jumps from The Great Escape, former Isle of Man TT racer turned TV daredevil Guy Martin has pulled off a second great escape on charges of having a fake driving licence. It wasn’t his motorcycle licence at issue but his Irish licence to drive a heavy goods vehicle. In December …

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Driver to enter pleas on fatal bike crash

British tourist Graham Stephen Belcher, 52 will be asked to enter pleas on multiple charges involving a fatal crash with two motorcycles on 2 September 2019 when he appears in court on 19 February 2020. Tweed Heads Local Court today set the date for charge certification and again denied bail to Belcher who was arrested …

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Rider charged after police pursuit

A 24-year-old male rider has been charged with multiple offences after leading a NSW police pursuit then crashing into a garden in the Lake Macquarie area on Wednesday (11 December 2019). About 12.20pm, police saw a black Harley-Davidson heading south on Merrigum Street, Windale, south of Newcastle. The rider, Andrew Bell, allegedly attempted to avoid …

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Teo Jock Ross head-on crash committal

Committal for head-on rider crash

A daughter of renowned neurosurgeon Charlie Teo will face a committal hearing over a head-on crash with former Comanchero boss William “Jock” Ross in September. Nicola Annabel Teo, 24, faced the Windsor Local Court yesterday (12 December 2019) were the matter was adjourned until 6 February 2020 for a charge certification committal in Windsor Local Court. Committal …

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Rider awarded $A31.5m in crash payout

A Californian rider has been awarded a $US21.5m (about $A31.5m) payout for injuries suffered when a Kia Optima illegally left the carpool lane and jettisoned his bike across three lanes into a truck. The fiery crash in February 2018 left rider Matthew Rada with “catastrophic” injuries that ended his career as a graphic artist. GoPro video …

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Justice

Justice moves slowly in driver/rider crashes

Justice seems to move slowly, especially when it involves drivers charged over a crash with a motorcycle or scooter rider. In the past week, three drivers have faced NSW courts over crashes with riders stretching back almost four months, yet there are no results so far. While some may be sceptical that the courts are …

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Brit remanded in jail over fatal bike crash

A Brit appeared in court via video link today on multiple charges involving a fatal crash with two motorcycles on 2 September 2019. Tweed Heads Local Court heard that Graham Stephen Belcher, 52, was arrested at Brisbane International Airport at 2am the next morning as he was about to board a flight to thew UK …

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Liverpool driver on bike crash charge

Liverpool driver Shaokun Zhu, 30, appeared in court today charged with negligence after allegedly driving through a give way sign and hitting a motorcyclist in Sydney’s west on 30 October 2019. NSW Police allege he was driving a Volkswagen Passat west along Cabramatta Road West when he went through a Give Way sign without stopping. His …

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White line fine hypocritical, says rider

A rider who clipped an unbroken white line at the end of a painted traffic island on the Centenary Motorway, Brisbane, has had his fine upheld in court. Tristan Holland claims it is hypocritical for Queensland Police to fine him while not fining the driver whose car he it when it performed an illegal u-turn across double white …

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Woman faces sentence on negligent bike crash

Sydney woman Perpetual Dzikunu, 29, has been found guilty of negligent driving after a collision with a motorcycle in Sydney on 1 September 2019. The 63-year-old male rider suffered a severely injured foot. Dzikunu appeared in Waverely Local Court on Wednesday (16 October 2019) where she was granted continuing conditional bail. She will return to court on …

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