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Old 12-11-2009, 01:50 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JasonG View Post
When will the police learn that just because it looks different it's not illegal.
As long as they have the support of their superiors, they won't learn.

I don't know about Canada, but in America any supposed violation would probably be thrown out of court for the simple reason that it is NOT a motorized vehicle. Non-motorized vehicles do not require registration or licensing. Obviously, it's illegal to drive it on the freeway, but short of that, locally it should be permissible, just as with horse-drawn carts, etc. They probably can't get a conviction of any violation of law, but they can make life miserable for him dragging him into court with charges that won't stick.

Unfortunately, if it catches on and becomes popular, the powers that be will quickly pass laws prohibiting it, as is done with non-conforming entities in this society.
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