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.

OffencePenalty
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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