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Rash of NSW trail bike crashes

There has been a sad run of trail bike deaths and injuries in NSW in the past week. Rider dies at Figtree Emergency services were called about 6.20pm yesterday (16 June 2020) when a man had not returned home after going for a trail bike ride alone in the bush at Figtree. Police attended and …

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NSW motorcycle police pursuits

Double demerit points for long weekend

Double demerit points are in place in NSW and the ACT this Queen’s Birthday long weekend with NSW Police launching Operation Stay Alert from midnight tonight (5 June 2020). NSW Police say they will have officers “out in force targeting speeding, drink and drug driving, driving while fatigued, mobile phone, helmet and other traffic offences” …

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Two charged after stolen bike crash

Two men riding a stolen motorcycle and not wearing helmets have been arrested and charged after a police pursuit on the NSW Central Coast today (31 May 2020). Just after 10.30am, a motorcycle, allegedly stolen from an Erina shopping centre, was seen travelling on Hely Street at Wyong. At the time, the rider and pillion passenger …

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Jake Smith homicide investigation remanded

Remanded in custody over rider murder

A 31-year-old man has been remanded in custody over a murder charge after the ute he was travelling in hit and killed motorcyclist Jake Smith (above), 24, of Werribee. Damien Janson of Petland Hills appeared in Ballarat Magistrates Court yesterday (25 May 2020) where he was remanded to reappear again via video link for committal …

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Speed travel restrictions eased

Speed cameras back as travel bans eased

Queensland Police have reintroduced random speed cameras just in time for the eased pandemic travel restrictions from Saturday (2 May 2020). Riders will only be allowed to travel within a 50km radius of their homes, not outside the state and only with one other rider or several if they are from your household. When the …

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Ute does runner

Female rider dies in crash with ute

(File photo of a ute and motorcycle crash) A female rider in her late 30s has died in a collision with a ute in Bathurst, NSW, this morning (29 April 2020). NSW Police say emergency services were called to the crash scene on Ophir Road about 9.30am. Officers from Chifley Police District were told the …

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Motorcyclist crashes into trees

Rider dies in crash into trees

A man believed to be in his 30s has died when his motorcycle crashed into trees on Mandalong Rd in the Lake Macquarie region of NSW about 6.15pm yesterday (2 March 2020). NSW Police believe the rider was travelling south on the gravel road when his bike left the roadway and crashed into trees. The …

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Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees committed trial

Driver committed on hit-run bike crash

After six months and seven court appearances, a driver who allegedly ran a red light, hitting and injuring a motorcyclist, has finally been committed to stand trial. Driver Daniel Marjoribanks was charged on 12 September 2019 after the crash at the intersection of Schofields and Windsor roads, Rouse Hill. He appeared for the seventh time this week …

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Unlicensed and unregistered trail bike riders nabbed by police

Unlicensed trail bike riders copped

Unlicensed trail bike riders have been caught by NSW Police for a variety of offences in a move we applaud and believe many other riders also should support. Unlicensed riders on unregistered motorcycles, often wearing inappropriate gear and performing dangerous and illegal stunts, give the rest of us law-abiding riders a bad name. Trail bike …

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Liverpool driver on bike crash charge

Liverpool driver Shaokun Zhu, 30, appeared in court today charged with negligence after allegedly driving through a give way sign and hitting a motorcyclist in Sydney’s west on 30 October 2019. NSW Police allege he was driving a Volkswagen Passat west along Cabramatta Road West when he went through a Give Way sign without stopping. His …

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