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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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Weekend warning on riding in NSW Wootton Way regional

Weekend warning on riding in regional NSW

Riders travelling through regional NSW this weekend not only need to be on the lookout for bushfires and road closures, but also police. NSW Police have launched Operation Chrome which they say will be “focusing on reducing rural road trauma this weekend”. Operation Chrome is being conducted in the Northern, Southern and Western regions tomorrow (Friday 29 …

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Speedo Minder Pro app by Steve Grealy

Speedo Minder app might save your licence

Unlike many speed-alert apps and GPS devices, the new Australian Speedo Minder Pro app alerts riders when they are over the posted speed limit and until they slow down. It also has a lot more adjustment to suit your needs. App developer Steve Grealy, 60, of Adelaide says it took “nearly four years, quite a few …

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Average speed cameras attack

Vigilantes attack speed cameras

Public opinion polls on speed cameras consistently find they are revenue-raisers, prompting motorists to attack them or take unusual, sometimes illegal, measures to avoid them. There are many reports from around the world of speed cameras being attacked and many websites that sell “proven methods” for avoiding them. Attack methods In a recent attack spree …

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Fixed speed camera Victoria - fines suspended virus plate scam

Speed camera fines ‘not affected’ by virus

The “WannaCry” ransomware virus that affected 110 Victorian speed cameras in June 2017 and disrupted organisations including the British National Health Service, Russian Interior Ministry and Deutsche Bahn railways did not corrupt speed and red-light fines, a report has found. Police withdrew 600 fines and suspended 55,000 infringements pending the investigation by Victorian Road Safety Camera Commissioner …

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Fixed speed camera Victoria - fines suspended virus plate scam

Speed camera fines suspended, not cancelled

Victorian Police have suspended, not cancelled, fines recorded by 110 fixed speed and red light cameras infected by “WannaCry” ransomware virus from June 6-23. UPDATE: A preliminary investigation has concluded and all fines have now been reinstated. Read the full report here. Acting Deputy Commissioner Ross Guenther said almost 600 fines had been “cancelled” and …

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