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SYDNEY , Can L plate rider carry 1 passenger ?

Discussion in 'New Riders and Riding Tips' at netrider.net.au started by giga, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. I am L Plater , can I carry 1 passenger ? Or it is forbidden by law .


     
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  2. No, you cannot.
     
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  3. ...and get out of your L plate.
     
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  4. I am not 100pct sure that it's the same rules as Victoria, but here you cannot carry a pillion until you are off your restrictions. Again, this may not be the case for NSW.
     
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  5. SUSPENSION OR CANCELLATION OF LEARNER rider LICENCE
    A learner who commits driving offences may have their licence cancelled by a court
    or suspended or cancelled by the RTA. A learner licence can be suspended by the
    RTA for offences such as:
    • Riding a motorcycle which is not approved for use by novice riders.
    • Not wearing an approved motorcycle helmet.
    • Carrying pillion passengers.

    Before you carry passengers you must have held a motorcycle rider
    licence for at least 12 months (not including a learner rider licence).
    Learner and Provisional P1 riders cannot carry passengers.


    Source - RTA Motorcycle Riders Handbook
     
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  6. .... I thought it was OK to carry 3!!....

    :bolt:
     
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  7. Genuine ROFL!!
     
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  8. How do you get your L's and not know that...

    Glad your not a VIC rider.
     
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  9. That was a pisser!
     
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  10. I'm really tired, but I don't get it. What is so funny? I'm still trying to figure out if what Joel said made sense...or maybe the OP edited his post?
     
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  11. Yeah, the OriginalPost was edited. It said originally something like "I am in my L plate...".

    Stivor
     
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  12. Well Joel, being a mod, should change it back. How's he expected to be funny with people editing their posts all the time.
     
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  13. What about if the pillion has a full bike license? Years ago that was OK.
     
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  14. And now he is a L plate...

    Hipster - I think it's ok in some states (WA) as it's a requirement but I don't think it's allowed in NSW
     
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  15. Thanks daiakuji. Just noticed today that the thread got replied to. :music:
     
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  16. lol suicide!
     
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