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Old 02-21-2018, 12:17 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Some are actually quite fast, while others only have some good acceleration despite their modest top speeds.
In the US, nearly any police car is capable of keeping up with a dirt bike on the street. Leave the street, and the dirt bike has every advantage.

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Someone claimed that if you are not in your car when the police find you they cannot do anything, but instead of attempting to test this claim, I just try to drive legally and safely.

How would this conversation change if we considered police Teslas?
This goes back to my point about LEOs maintaining visual contact. If they lose visual contact and you walk away from the vehicle, how are they to know who was driving? The vehicle is likely to be impounded though.

Tesla would change nothing other than it being a heavier car to push other cars around with. Only way to catch a motorcycle is with another motorcycle, or a helicopter, or a roadblock. Give up on catching a dirt bike.
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