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QLD Unmarked Police Bikes now on the road

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' started by Flying is for planes, Dec 8, 2009.

  1. Here is a press release from the QLD Police Website. So far spotted booking bikers includes a GSXR1000 and a Speed Triple

    Motorcyclists heading to Queensland over the next twelve weeks should be on the lookout for unmarked police motorcycles.

    Queensland Police launched a three month-long safety campaign to cut the number of bikers killed on Qld roads on Sunday.

    The “All Bust Motorcycle Campaign” would see police use unmarked camera bikes and cars, to catch speeding bikers, in addition to activities using marked vehicles.

    Police minister Neil Roberts says the move is necessary after the number of motorcyclists killed on Qld roads hit astronomical proportions in 2009, the highest level since 1984.

    Other measures planned for the campaign include the promotion of the Bikesafe scheme, and the launch of a motorcycling-focused website offering riding tips and suggestions on the best routes to ride.

    John Pavett, inspector of Qld Police, says motorcyclists are attracted to Qld in their droves by low traffic levels and good biking roads.

    “This high volume of motorcyclists using Qld roads increases the possibility of poor riding standards, and subsequently the number of injury road traffic collisions.”
  2. Any idea what the website is? Link? :)

    Edit: Oops just re-read the artical. Nevermind.
  3. What's the bet the "best routes to ride" are the roads riddled with speed cameras and unmarked police bike