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Failure to stop at stop sign means $500 fine
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Wuuuuut?

   
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#2
Insanity. Let's put low income cyclists without other means of transportation out of work. I wonder what the fine is for jaywalking; do they cut off your feet?!
I can easily understand the safety aspect behind it, but that's it.
I seem to remember Virginia having a bicycle registration fee when I lived there in the 80s. It was only to fatten the government coffers since it did nothing to help you get your (my) stolen bike returned.
Take care,
Jesper

"I am become Death, the destroyer of bicycles." NJS
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Apparently the legislators have little else to do these days.
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Insane B'crats apparently hate cyclist, and think they can grab more money!!!
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#5
This is crazy stuff, so did they actually impound bicycles? What's the update here
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That is a TOTALLY abusive law!!!!
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(07-08-2024, 03:10 AM)meamoantonio Wrote:  This is crazy stuff, so did they actually impound bicycles? What's the update here

(07-14-2024, 09:11 AM)rydabent Wrote:  That is a TOTALLY abusive law!!!!

That bill was killed about 4 days after I made my comment in 2022.
So there is no law that imposes those penalties on cyclists.
Actually, Virginia law states (or did?) that a cyclist, motorcycle , scooter can run a red light; but conditions still apply (come to a full stop first , wait 2 cycles of the light or 2 minutes which ever is shorter).
Take care,
Jesper

"I am become Death, the destroyer of bicycles." NJS
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