Cheap justice in rider’s roadworks crash

More than three years after a Darwin rider died in a roadworks crash (photo above), the court has dished out cheap justice for the life of the rider. Queensland company BMD Constructions had faced fines of up to $1.5m for failing to comply with work health and safety obligations over the death of Darwin musician …

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Bail refused in scooter hit-run crash

A 55-year-old driver who allegedly failed to stop after colliding with a Vespa scooter rider in Sydney has been refused bail in court today (16 August 2019). Paul Andrew Brown faced court charged with failing to stop and render aid, negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, and not exchange particulars. Police say the matter involved …

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Molly Cahill hit run crash Sydney committed

Bail continues in hit-run crash

A Sydney woman continues to face strict bail conditions after fronting court today on charges related to a hit-and-run crash that injured a rider and pillion. Molly Cahill, 22, of Sans Souci appeared in Sutherland Local Court today when the matter was held over for mention on July 30. UPDATE: All charges have now been …

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‘Assaulted’ veteran rider faces new charge

An army veteran rider who claims he was assaulted by police at a March 2018 charity ride now faces a charge of not obeying the direction of police. The incident was caught on this video which shows Michael “Magic” Parr being confronted by Senior Constable Murphy of the NSW Police Strike Force Raptor. It occurred …

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No conviction on crashing into 2 riders

A woman who crashed into two motorcyclists in Melbourne 18 months ago has finally received a $1000 fine, one-month driving suspension and no conviction recorded. The investigating officer of Footscray Police says the penalty on the charge of failing to give way to all traffic at a give way sign was “pretty shit”. The crash …

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Brett Rossiter hitting charge - NSW police bond

Former cop on bond for biker attack

A former police who threw an object at a rider causing him to crash has been placed on a six-month good behaviour bond with no conviction recorded. The incident occurred when NSW Senior Constable Brett Rossiter (pictured above) was performing random breath tests in Narwee, Sydney, on November 6, 2015. When rider Paul Cook failed …

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ex-Cop faces hearing over throwing object at rider

Ex-cop faces jail over hitting rider

A NSW court has once again adjourned a hearing over the matter of a police officer throwing an object and hitting a motorcycle rider who then crashed. Video of the incident in November 2015 went viral but has now been deleted from YouTube. However, the incident is still available in this video from Channel 7. …

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Trevor Moran - woman charged with his murder

No bail on motorcyclist murder charge

Lismore Local Court has again adjourned a hearing on the alleged murder of motorcycle rider Trevor Moran (pictured above) in a January 2017 road crash. Vanessa Fraser, 47, was sent to the mental health unit of a Sydney jail and did not appear in Lismore Local Court in February for the bail hearing or April 4 …

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Helmet camera case returns to court

Riders around the country are awaiting the results of a court case in Victoria tomorrow (Thursday February 11, 2016) where a motorcyclist is charged with wearing a non-compliant helmet because it was fitted with a GoPro. This will be the sixth time Max Lichenbaum has appeared before the Frankston Magistrates Court over the 2014 fine …

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Ben O’Keefe on his BMW R 1200 GSA - summons

Court upholds defunct riding fine

A rider who was fined for standing while riding and summonsed to court five months after the law was axed, has had the court uphold the $280 fine and three demerit points. Airline pilot Ben O’Keefe of Brisbane says he stood for about 15 seconds to relieve tension in his legs and was fined in …

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