Gold Coast police focus on keeping motorcyclists alive

The safety of motorcyclists on the Gold Coast is the focus on Sunday.

Officers from the Gold Coast police district, in conjunction with Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Queensland Ambulance Service, Department of Transport and Main Roads and the City of Gold Coast are honing in on the hinterland.

Operation North Upright is a road safety campaign designed to raise awareness of the potential risks for motorcyclists using the hinterland roads.


Motorbike riders can stop for a chat about road safety with experienced motorcycle officers from the Road Policing Command and other emergency services.

Gold Coast District Superintendent Craig Hanlon said that community engagement is an important part of the operation.

“We endeavour to inform riders about safe riding techniques through displays, demonstrations, and discussions,” Superintendent Hanlon said.

Riders can pull into the car park of 141-159 Beaudesert Nerang Road in Nerang until 2:00pm.