Road Closures for bushfires

Plan your weekend rides around bushfires

With bushfires forcing road closures across several states, you may need to make some alternative plans this weekend. Riders should contact their state transport department or auto club for road closures. You can also check the various state fire services websites by going to this central MYFIREWATCH service, then click on the state/territory. Road closures …

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Brit remanded in jail over fatal bike crash

A Brit appeared in court via video link today on multiple charges involving a fatal crash with two motorcycles on 2 September 2019. Tweed Heads Local Court heard that Graham Stephen Belcher, 52, was arrested at Brisbane International Airport at 2am the next morning as he was about to board a flight to thew UK …

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NSW motorcycle cop injured in crash

A NSW Police Traffic and Highway Patrol officer has been injured in a “single-vehicle crash” on the Central Coast about 4.15pm today (Sunday 17 November 2019). Police say the male officer was riding an unmarked motorcycle on Berkeley Road, Berkeley Vale, when he “lost control” and crashed into a guardrail. “He came off his bike …

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Crashes Queensland NSW police crash accident

Two riders die in separate crashes

A 22-year-old rider and a 72-year-old rider have died in separate crashes in Queensland and NSW yesterday afternoon and police are keen to speak to riders in the area at the time. Mudgee crash NSW Police are interested in speaking to about five motorcyclists who were in the vicinity a crash near Mudgeee about 3pm …

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Police Harassment in charity ride Hells Angels assault charge exonerated

Charity rider exonerated by cop verdict

An army veteran rider who claimed he was assaulted by police at a March 2018 charity ride feels exonerated knowing the officer has been placed on restricted duties. Michael “Magic” Parr faced a charge of not obeying the direction of police for this incident caught on video, but the charges were dropped in April, 2019. Exonerated When told …

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Crashes Queensland NSW police crash accident

Two riders in NSW and Queensland crashes

One rider has died and another seriously injured in separate crashes in NSW and Queensland overnight. Blacktown collision In NSW, a 22-year-old man from Lalor Park died at the scene of a collision with a Toyota utility in Blacktown, western Sydney, at 8.30pm (9 November 2019). The collision occurred at the intersection of Sunnyholt Road, and Main …

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U-turn rider slams police hypcrisy crash accident traffic offence white line

White line fine hypocritical, says rider

A rider who clipped an unbroken white line at the end of a painted traffic island on the Centenary Motorway, Brisbane, has had his fine upheld in court. Tristan Holland claims it is hypocritical for Queensland Police to fine him while not fining the driver whose car he it when it performed an illegal u-turn across double white …

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Rider, 71, dies in Snowy Mts collision

A 71-year-old male rider has died after a collision with a car in the Snowy Mountains, NSW, yesterday (1 November 2019). The collision happened about 3.15pm on the Barry Way, Jindabyne, near Tinworth Drive. Police say the rider died at the scene “despite efforts to revive him”. It is not yet known whether the rider …

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