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Rider dies in head-on collision with motorcycle

A 65-year-old male rider has died in a head-on collision with another motorcycle in Bylong in NSW about 12.10pm yesterday (Monday 16 September 2019). NSW Police say he was riding north on Bylong Valley Way when he collided with another motorcyclist travelling in the opposite direction. The rider died at the scene while the other rider, …

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Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees

Driver allegedly runs red light, hits rider and flees

The recent spate of hit-and-run accidents involving motorcyclists continues with an SUV driver charged after allegedly running a red light and hitting a rider in north-west Sydney last week. Police say a Nissan utility was travelling south on Windsor Road, Rouse Hill, about 9.30pm last Thursday (12 September 2019) when it approached the intersection of Schofields …

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Usually motorcycle riders are the victims in hit and run accidents but one trail biker is giving us a bad name after hitting a 77-year-old pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

Rider flees after pedestrian hit and run

Usually motorcycle riders are the victims in hit and run accidents but one trail biker is giving us a bad name after hitting a 77-year-old pedestrian and fleeing the scene. Queensland Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Kin Kora, near Gladstone, around 5pm on 31 August 2019. The local man was walking …

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Bushfire Crisis police emergency

Bike cops brave flames in bushfire crisis

Police have released dramatic footage today of brave bike cops leading evacuations during Queensland’s bushfire crisis this week. The footage shows the cops riding amid swirling embers surrounded by flames as they escort people from their homes on the Sunshine Coast. With hot and windy conditions returning in the next couple of days, more police …

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Another fatality in group riding crash

A 63-year-old Victorian man has died in a crash on a dirt road while out riding in a group southwest of Stanthorpe, Queensland, yesterday (Tuesday 11 September 2019). Police say the man was riding his motorcycle around noon along Murphy’s Crossing Road at Nundubbermere (above) as part of a larger group. They say he “lost …

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NSW motorcycle police - scrooge

Three die in two NSW motorcycle crashes

Two people have died in a single-motorcycle crash in Sydney’s south today and another rider died in a crash at Castle Rock yesterday. About 11.10am (Sunday 8 September 2019), emergency services were called to Forest Road, Peakhurst, after reports that a motorcycle hit a pole. The male rider and a female pillion passenger died at …

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Driver free after causing rider death of Luke Harris

Driver free after causing rider death

A driver who caused the death of a rider has walked free from court over a technicality that allows motorists to dangerously pull over on the side of multi-lane highways and motorways. Burpengary rider Luke Harris, aged just 25, died on 28 December 2017 in a crash caused by a ute pulling out in front …

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DayGlo Queensland Police witnesses unfair

Cops issuing incorrect helmet fines?

Just days after we published an article in which Queensland Police waived an erroneous fine for a “void” motorcycle helmet sticker, a second similar incorrect infringement has surfaced. And it seems one of the chiefs of the Road Policing Command is so out of touch with the Australian and Queensland Road Rules and Standards he …

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Scott Rose, wife Tenniel and his children Lacey and Nash fundraiser

Fundraiser for hit-run crash victim’s family

A fundraiser page has been started to raise money for the family of rider Scott Rose, 39, who was killed in a collision with an unlicensed driver at Tumbulgum, NSW, on Monday (2 September 2019). You can support the fundraiser by clicking here. So far, more than $6400 of a $10,000 goal has been raised …

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Cops police speed speeding

Legal defences to a speeding fine

If you have been fined for speeding based on a police officer’s estimate or “check speed”, there may be several defences, says NSW traffic and criminal law specialist Chris Kalpage. The Ducati-riding solicitor has previously provided our readers with tips on what to do when pulled over by police which expanded on our article “tips on …

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