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Re: Keeping cool in the Dog Days of summer

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From: Robert Silas <robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: oilheads@xxxxxxxxx
Sent: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:46:39 -0400
Subject: Re: Keeping cool in the Dog Days of summer

Thanks for the idea, I'll use it next time.
In Canada we are not asked to sign a ticket when the officer hands it over,
he can walk away ASPS., but it worth trying, certainly in the States.

Even if you just, just rolling with the bike, and it's not on private
property, not wearing helmet is an offence. In Shopping Center's parking
lot, the police has right to treat the case as he would on the road.

Not god, but it's still better than Europe.
Bob Silas 

 Wow how different things can be just over the border!.  Here you have the
option to not sign the ticket, but then you go right to jail!  it is usually
a pretty easy decision.
parking lots are considered private property and Police won't even write up
a real accident report, they will make somekind of Unoffical report most of
the time.  Ironically they will write a $250 ticket for parking in a
handicapped space.
I am curious to you guys have anything like ADA up there?  It is a worthy
law but is so over done and abused, it is used mostly as a punishement not a
law to really help.

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