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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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Riders charged after two police pursuits

Two motorcyclists riding at speeds of more than 200km/h have been charged following two separate pursuits with NSW Police in Sydney’s south west. This is the type of stupid behaviour that brings all riders into disrepute. It may also delay an easing of pandemic travel restrictions as Queensland plans to do from next Saturday. Here is …

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Rider dies after evading police pursuit

A male rider has died in a crash with a pole after NSW police abandoned a pursuit in Newcastle overnight for safety reasons. Presumably the motorcycle reached high speed, forcing police to terminate the pursuit. Click here to read more about police pursuit procedures. NSW police have launched a critical incident investigation. They say officers …

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Fleeing motorcycle rider crashes and dies

A 35-year-old motorcycle rider who failed to stop for Queensland Police at Northgate in Brisbane yesterday (11 December 2019) was later killed in a crash with a 4WD. Queensland Police say they did not pursue the motorcycle after they tried to intercept it about 4.50pm  on Peary Road. “A short time later the police vehicle …

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Perth rider killed after police pursuit

A 24-year-old Perth rider has died after a woman who had been involved in a police pursuit crashed into him early Thursday morning on the wrong side of the road. Jordan Thorsager was riding his Kawasaki on the Leach highway just after midnight when he was hit head-on by the driver. Police say they were …

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VicPol gets number plate recognition

VicPol gets number plate recognition

Victoria Police have enlisted their first patrol car with automatic number plate recognition technology, lagging behind other states. The technology, developed by Motorola Solutions Australia, is helpful for riders as it will reduce the need for police to pull riders over for licence checks or for dangerous high-speed pursuits. It will also help police catch …

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High-speed police pursuits questioned

Police pursuits are again being questioned after an American police officer was sacked last week for shooting a motorcycle rider in 2016 following a high-speed chase. Officer Brian Trainer shot Terrence Sterling, 31, twice but did not turn on his body camera until after the shooting in a show of police abusing their power.  The …

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Are high-speed police pursuits justified?

You have to wonder about the validity, danger, expense and ramifications of high-speed police pursuits such as this motorcycle chase in Los Angeles, California. Yes, the guy who is riding is an idiot, especially when he continues to perform stunts right in front of the cops while they are pursuing him. He also endangers himself and other road …

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