Ben O’Keefe on his BMW R 1200 GSA - summons

Court upholds defunct riding fine

A rider who was fined for standing while riding and summonsed to court five months after the law was axed, has had the court uphold the $280 fine and three demerit points. Airline pilot Ben O’Keefe of Brisbane says he stood for about 15 seconds to relieve tension in his legs and was fined in …

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Ben O’Keefe on his BMW R 1200 GSA - summons

Police summons rider over ‘defunct law’

Five months after the offence of standing while riding was deleted from the road rules, Queensland Police have issued a court summons to a rider fined last October. Ben O’Keefe, a Qantas pilot, of Brisbane was standing up to stretch his legs while riding his BMW R 1200 GSA at the Gap in October, 2014, …

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