Motorcycle offences and penalties

In addition to traffic infringements that apply to all road users, there are some specific offences that apply to riders and passengers of motorbikes.

Not wearing a helmet - passenger or driver$100
Riders (passenger or driver) who do not have their helmet securely fastened$80
Carrying a pillion or sidecar passenger not wearing a helmet           $80
Wearing a helmet that has deteriorated or is not approved$60
Carry a passenger when not permitted$80

Last updated: 16 March 2015

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