Indian grandfather who rode scooter with wife and grandson in Sydney & # 39; did not know the rules & # 39;
Not Delhi, western Sydney: Motorcyclist & # 39; did not know the rules & # 39; when he allowed his grandson, six, and wife without a helmet to share his scooter at peak hours
- A 67-year-old man is fined after riding two passengers on his bike
- The grandfather traveled with his wife, 59, and a six-year-old grandson
- Trio were stopped by the police on Thursday at The Ponds, in northwest Sydney
A grandfather was fined for carrying two other people on his motorcycle and told the police that he & # 39; was unaware & # 39; of local traffic rules after his return to Sydney from India.
The 67-year-old man drove through The Ponds on Thursday afternoon, in the northwestern suburbs of the city, with his 59-year-old wife and six-year-old grandson in tow.
With the little boy wedged between his grandparents, the trio immediately caught the attention of other motorists who informed the Quakers Hill police.
The motorcyclist traveled through The Ponds on Thursday afternoon, in the northwestern suburbs of the city, with his 59-year-old wife and six-year-old grandson in tow
The scooter was stopped by police on Wentworth Street at around 2.35 pm and the driver handed an Indian driver's license.
The man underwent mandatory breath tests and gave a negative result.
He told officers that he was & # 39; unaware of the rules & # 39; after & # 39; recent & # 39; return from India, the police said.
The man received three offenses, including: driving with a passenger without a helmet, driving with more than one passenger and not driving a passenger under the age of eight in a sidecar.
Each infringement cost him $ 344 and three penalty points.
The man's wife was also fined $ 344 for not wearing a helmet.
According to the NSW manual for motorcyclists, drivers may only carry one passenger on their bikes.
The passenger must be eight years or older. If a child is younger than eight, they must ride in a sidecar.
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