That cop’s mum must be very proud for her son making the world a safer place 👍🏻don't need a rear reflector in QLD Breto? lucky you!
I got pulled over for not having one on the back of my Honda once so made sure the tail tidy I got had a spot for one.
rear of the bike is always lit so its not like it's an issue if it's missing anyway
I was watching RBT last night. It was mostly South Aus...they are pretty hard down there with stuff like that...they pulled a Harley guy over...he was a HOG member...wasn’t pissed, passed the drug test but they pulled him for loud exhaust and no reflector...gave him a warning because they were bike cops and he was a nice guy and didn’t give them a hard time...but they did say remove the pipes, get it back to 94db and put a rear reflector on or next time they’ll fine him and impound the bike. Harsh down there Tash?...🤔👍😎🇦🇺LMAO!!!!!!
suffice to say the 'rear reflector' was the excuse he used to pull me over and then go over every inch of my bike looking for other defects.
couldn't find any
Yeah I’ve found as long as your polite to the cops and give them what they ask, as you’ve said, that they are pretty tolerant most of the time...it’s when you fail their personality tests that you get onto the poo. They do give you three attempts to comply. After that they open the book...🇦👍😎🇦🇺yeah they can be. Honestly though depends on the cop.
The guy that pulled me over said he 'initially heard my exhaust' which lead him to follow me, noticed the missing reflector then went over the entire bike.
Even measured my rear indicators to ensure they were 30cm apart.
I was pleasant and provided all the info he asked me for. he said my tail tidy didn't meet standards due to being the wrong angle and missing a reflector, and was initially going to give me a defect notice which would mean I have to get a full inspection (at which point my exhaust would also be defected for being at 98db).
However in the end he said I had complied with all his requests and he would just issue me a warning and let me go home which was good.
I've also had cops pull me over just to let me know a tail light on the car is out & tell me where the nearest servo is so i can get it fixed without recording a formal warning at all.
Honestly just depends on who you get as with most jobs, but there are some ADR standards they are extremely strict on.