Steve Melchor of Just Cruisin’ Harley Tours is challenging his helmet fine

Big heads can wear non-compliant helmets

It seems riders with big heads can wear helmets not compliant under Australian Standards after a NSW Harley tour operator successfully challenged his helmet fine. Steve Melchior of Just Cruisin’ Harley Tours took his fine ($311 and three demerit points) for wearing a non-compliant helmet to court and the case was dismissed. “It was due to me having a letter …

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Tony Deane fined for a helmet camera

Police ‘conspiracy’ in helmet camera case

Police prosecutors have been accused of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice over a helmet camera fine that has now been thrown out of court. They have also been accused of “despicable” behaviour, lack of transparency and misdirection of the court. The NSW Police have rejected the allegations. It all started when Coffs Harbour …

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Steve Melchor of Just Cruisin’ Harley Tours is challenging his helmet fine

Tour operator challenges helmet fine

A NSW Harley tour operator is challenging his helmet fine and wants the state to follow Queensland’s example by accepting international helmet standards. Steve Melchior of Just Cruisin’ Harley Tours is so convinced of the need to accept international standards he is preparing an expensive legal court challenge to his fine for wearing a non-compliant …

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Helmet cam

Helmet fines rip off riders up to $1m

Riders are being ripped off up to a million dollars in helmet non-compliance offences that may be bogus, yet the NSW cops are still issuing helmet fines. This is despite state and federal ministers reconsidering helmet laws after a Standards Australia helmet forum in Sydney in February and a helmet camera test case in a …

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