Police Harassment in charity ride Hells Angels assault charge

Cop ‘harassment cost charities’, says UMCQ

Alleged NSW and Queensland police harassment of a motorcycle club charity ride on Saturday (March 3, 2018) cost thousands in lost revenue for various charities and businesses, says the ride organiser. Hells Angels MC Brisbane Chapter member Jeff Ehler says he has a long list of police harassment claims. They include: Riders were intimidated before …

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Lane filter Incident events

Driver fined for blocking lane filterer

A driver who put his arm out the window to stop a Newcastle rider legally filtering through traffic has been fined, leading to a call to make motorcycle helmet cameras legal. We first reported the incident in November, along with helmet-cam video evidence of the offence, and it became our most-read article of 2017. Rider …

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NSW motorcycle police - scrooge

NSW is ‘the Scrooge State’ says MCCNSW

NSW is now officially the Scrooge State after police swooped on a Sydney toy run today (December 17, 2017), says Motorcycle Club of NSW secretary Steve Pearce. The incident happened at the Kings Cross Bikers Social and Recreation Club toy run held annually for more than 30 years. The run is a short ride from …

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Victoria Solo Unit motorcycle police uniforms

Motorcycle police ramp up riding gear

Gone are the days when motorcycle police rode around in jodhpurs and a leather jacket with no protectors. International Workplace, Health and Safety standards now require police to have certified safety riding gear. Most seem to be complying in a more responsible example to all riders. Queensland Police last week unveiled their new DayGlo yellow …

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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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Trevor Moran - woman charged with his murder committed guilty

Woman committed for rider murder

A woman charged with the murder of a motorcycle rider in a January road crash has been committed to the Supreme Court in Sydney. Tweed Heads father of three Trevor Moran, 61, died when his Harley-Davidson collided on January 6 with a white Ford Falcon station wagon driven by Vanessa Fraser, 47, police allege. Trevor …

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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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ex-Cop faces hearing over throwing object at rider

Cop faces hearing over throwing object at rider

Almost 20 months after a NSW police officer was charged with throwing an object at a rider who then crashed, the court matter has been adjourned once again after a three-day hearing. A video of the incident shows Senior Constable Brett Rossiter performing random breath tests on Hannahs Road at Narwee on Friday November 6, 2015. A motorcycle …

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Oxley highway blitz battle

Another famed bike road drops speed limits

Speed limits on parts of the famed Oxley Highway will decrease from next Monday, September 19, 2016, after a road safety audit. SIGN PETITION TO STOP THE DECREASED SPEED ZONES It will join several other great motorcycle roads in Australia with reduced speed limits in an apparent effort to reduce motorcycle crashes. The infamous list includes Mt …

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Case adjourned on cop throwing object at rider

The case of NSW Senior Constable Brett Rossiter, charged with allegedly throwing “an object” at a motorcycle rider, has been adjourned to October 25, 2016. The incident occurred while the specialist command Senior Constable was performing random breath tests on Hannahs Road at Narwee, in Sydney, on Friday, November 6, 2015. The above video of the incident …

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