Honda police seeking witnesses

Police seeking witnesses to Honda crash

Queensland Police are seeking witnesses after a motorcycle rider received serious injuries from a collision with a car yesterday evening (19 March 2019). The incident happened about 5 pm at the intersection of Creekside Boulevarde and Snapdragon Street, Currimundi. They say the rider was heading north along Creekside Boulevard when the bike collided with a white …

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Concern over motorbike hit-run crashes

Spate of motorbike hit-run crashes

A spate of hit-run crashes involving drivers speeding off after crashing into motorcycles seems to have hit Victoria. The latest two hit-run crashes were in Brunswick yesterday (19 March 2019) and St Kilda West on Monday. A rider was also injured in a hit-run on Footscray Rd on February 28 and another rider was injured in Laverton …

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Cop injured under new speed rule crash police emergency 40km/h charged

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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victoria nsw cops police Horror bike crashes in two states

Horror motorcycle crashes in two states

Three motorcyclists are critically injured following a horror night on the roads in NSW and Victoria with police appealing for witnesses to the crashes, including one hit and run. On initial police reports, it appears that two of the incidents were the fault of drivers. Our best wishes to the injured riders for a full …

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Speeding fine police

Did cop get speeding tickets wrong?

A Brisbane magistrate has found a rider guilty of speeding, despite video evidence seeming to show he was the only one of four riders travelling together who was not speeding. Steve, whose surname has been withheld, says the Magistrate took more than three hours to view the video evidence, but declared he could not see …

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Two riders die, pillion injured in 4WD head-on

Two male riders have died, and a female pillion is in a critical condition after a head-on crash with a 4WD near Young, NSW, yesterday (Friday March 1, 2019). NSW Police are asking for anyone with information about the crash to contact Crimestoppers. The accident happened about 2.10pm on Murringo Road, near Swamp Road, Murringo, …

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Dangers of organised group rides numbers

No safety in numbers for speeding riders

Riders who believe there is safety in numbers may be in for a shock when the whole group is pulled over by police and fined for speeding. The issue was brought to our attention when three of a group of four Brisbane riders were recently pulled over and fined for speeding. One of the riders …

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Witnesses sought over hit-run rider

Victorian Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage after a hit-and-run crash in West Melbourne left a motorcyclist with serious injuries. The accident happened on Footscray Road at 5.10am today (February 28, 2019). The 29-year-old male rider was treated by paramedics on scene and taken to hospital with serious injuries. Police believe a white, …

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Distracted drivers force bike cops off road

Distracted drivers are making riding so dangerous for motorcyclists they have forced one US motorcycle police unit off the road. The St. Paul Police Department in Minnesota has now axed its motorcycle and horse-mounted units, citing an increase in crashes with distracted drivers. It’s such as shame as both units not only had practical policing advantages …

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Warning of police patrols for WSBK riders

Victoria Police will be out in force over the next few days as warning to motorcyclists to ride safely on their way to and from the World Superbikes at Phillip Island this weekend. In previous years, VicPol have conducted “Motosafe” operations around the WSBK and MotoGP events. We contacted VicPol to find out what they …

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