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Tips when pulled over for speeding

Motorists sometimes inadvertently convict themselves for speeding when they are pulled over by the police, says traffic and criminal law specialist Chris Kalpage. We have previously offered tips on what to do if pulled over by the police as well as tips from the police themselves! Now, Chris has offered the following tips on what to do when …

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Rider hits traffic sign in fatal crash

A 50-year-old rider has died after his motorcycle hit a roadside traffic sign in rural Nowra, on the NSW south coast. Police say that just before 3pm yesterday (14 August 2019) “a motorcycle travelling south on Parma Road at Yerriyong was approaching a bend, when it hit a traffic sign pole”. The rider was unable …

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Second NSW motorcyclist’s body found

A second NSW rider has died today (3 August 2019) in what police describe as a single-vehicle accident and later been found by passing motorists. NSW Police say a 25-year-old man has died in a “single-vehicle motorcycle crash” in the state’s southern highlands overnight. “About 4.50am, a motorist travelling along Golden Vale Road, Sutton Forest, …

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Police find body of crashed motorcyclist in Dubbo

NSW Police have discovered the body of a young male rider who crashed in Dubbo overnight. Police say officers from Orana Mid-Western Police District were travelling along Cobbora Road near Myall S treet, Dubbo, about 5am today (3 August 2019) when they found the crashed motorcycle and rider. They believe the motorcycle “left the road …

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Riders charged over third-party GoPro evidence

NSW Police are charging riders with traffic offences based on GoPro video evidence obtained from other riders, says Sydney lawyer and Ducati 1098S rider Chris Kalpage. There have been many incidents of riders being charged after self-incriminating evidence was found on their GoPro footage, mobile phone data, GPS and even bike data loggers. However, Chris …

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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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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 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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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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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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