nsw cops police Horror bike crashes in two states lying

Crashed rider found lying on a bridge

A 52-year-old motorcyclist has died after a passing motorist found him lying near his crashed bike on the Nottingham Road Bridge yesterday afternoon (3.25pm 24 April 2019). NSW Police say it is unknown how long the man had been lying on the road. He was attended at the scene near Wee Jasper, NSW, by Ambulance Paramedics but …

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Molly Cahill hit run crash Sydney committed

Driver committed over motorcycle hit-run

A Sydney woman has been committed to stand trial after driving her car on the wrong side of the road and crashing into a motorcycle, injuring the rider and his pillion. Molly Cahill, 22, of Sans Souci appeared in Sutherland Local Court today. She was committed to stand trial on June 18 on two charges …

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Police Harassment in charity ride Hells Angels assault charge

Police drop charge against rider

Police prosecution have dropped charges against an army veteran rider who claimed he was assaulted by police at a March 2018 charity ride. Michael “Magic” Parr faced a charge of not obeying the direction of police for this incident caught on video. It occurred at Woodenbong on March 3 on the 26th annual Good as Gold ride. The …

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victoria nsw cops police Horror bike crashes in two states rider deaths

Police action in 2 states over rider deaths

Police in NSW and Victoria have launched special operations in response to a rapid escalation in rider deaths so far this year. The NSW action comes after the deaths of three riders in as many days. Meanwhile, Victorian Police Operation Kinetic will add 300 shifts over the next 10 weeks to increase patrols of the …

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Cop injured under new speed rule crash police emergency 40km/h charged

Woman charged over bike cop crash

A 70-year-old female driver has been charged over hitting a NSW police motorcyclist who had stopped to pull over another car. The crash occurred despite a new rule requiring motorists to slow to 40km/h when passing stationary or slow-moving emergency vehicles. However, instead of charging the woman under the new rule, she was charged with negligent …

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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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