Cycling penalties

Offences and penalties for cyclists in the Northern Territory are listed below.

You should also read about traffic offences.

Offence Fine
Failing to have a correct lamp alight $25
Carrying excess persons on a bicycle $25
Not wearing a helmet or helmet not fastened if you're under 17 $25
Child not wearing a helmet while being carried on bicycle $25
Riding a bike incorrectly $25
Riding within 2m of the rear of a vehicle $25
Failing to give way to a pedestrian $25
Riding in a race or trial without a permit $25
Holding onto a moving vehicle while riding $25

Last updated: 16 March 2015

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