Max fronts media outside Frankston Magistrates Court

Helmet camera deemed illegal

A Victorian Magistrate has upheld a $150 fine against a motorcycle rider for wearing a helmet camera, finding that the relevant laws were publicly available despite evidence that they weren’t. Defendant Max Lichenbaum says he is disappointed and is considering an appeal to the Supreme Court through his lawyers Maurice Blackburn. Legal representative Malcolm Cumming …

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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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