Victoria Solo Unit motorcycle police uniforms patrols

Extra police hours for more patrols

Victorian Police will work an extra 300 shifts over the next 10 weeks to increase patrols of the state’s roads after a tragic start to the year. So far this year there have been 76 lives lost on Victorian roads compared with 51 at the same time last year. That includes 20 riders, double the …

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Motorcycle safety levy millions unspent

Millions in motorcycle safety levy fees unspent

Millions of dollars of Victorian riders’ “safety levy” fees are unspent on vital road infrastructure, prompting a riders’ group to call for a 50% reduction of the annual $70 fee. A Freedom of Information application to the Traffic Accident Commission by the Independent Riders’ Group shows that $18.5 million was unspent at the end of …

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