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NSW What Traffic Law Offences Have Been Committed?

Discussion in 'Traffic Law Forum' started by Nemesis, 2 October 2016.

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  1. Nemesis

    Nemesis New Member

    2 October 2016
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    A (possibly unlicensed) male motorcyclist drove up and down our local street (with a 50km/h limit) on an unregistered bike in a very dangerous manner, clearly speeding excessively while also doing "wheelies", all while not wearing a helmet.

    But most troubling was that there was a young girl (about 6 or 7) seated behind him, hanging on as tightly as she could but she was not restrained in any way and was also not wearing a helmet.

    Other than the obvious numerous driving offences, would this be classified as "reckless endangerment of a child" and, if so, what would be the range of penalties, punishments etc.? What other traffic law offences could have been committed here?

    I have a video of the entire incident and feel I need to take action to protect the child and prevent this cowboy from ever risking the life of any child again.
  2. Rod

    Rod Well-Known Member

    27 May 2014
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    That is up to the police to work out.

    All you can do is either report it to the police or make a citizen's arrest (which I don't recommend). If making a citizen's arrest you don't charge them anyway.

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