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Do any speed limits apply to pedal cycles?

united-kingdom There are no national legal provisions for pedal cycle speed limits. The national law creating speed limits applies to "motor vehicles" (Speed limits, Part VI Road Traffic ...
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Could a child on a bike get a speeding ticket?

It depends on the laws of the jurisdiction. In Washington, speed limits are implemented via Chapter 46.61 RCW, the very first section of which states: The provisions of this chapter relating to the ...
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Theoretical vs. actual – How absolute are speed limits in Canada?

Depends on police discretion australia Speed limits are legally absolute, but police and traffic departments (who operate the fixed and mobile cameras) have discretion. Officially, there is no ...
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Theoretical vs. actual – How absolute are speed limits in Canada?

uk Is it legal for me to drive somewhat above the speed limit, such as to match the flow of traffic? There are two literal and two practical questions here: Is it legal for me to drive somewhat ...
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Do any speed limits apply to pedal cycles?

Assuming a conventional pedal-powered bicycle then no, speed limits on public roads don't apply. The relevant part of the Highway Code is Rule 124 based on law in the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ...
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Can I ask potential jurors in a prima facie state if speeding is legal?

Questions of law aren't proper in jury voire dire. You could ask voire dire questions intended to get at the same point. But you can't ask them what the law actually says. Also, jury trials for ...
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Would a stealth car be street legal?

germany There has not been a case yet, since that technology does not exist, but I would assume that it falls under §23 StVO, just like laser and radar detectors and jammers: (1c) Wer ein Fahrzeug ...
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Do any speed limits apply to pedal cycles?

Yes germany The relevant law is the Strassenverkehrsordnung. It uses three different concepts for things it regulates: 'Fahrzeuge'= vehicles, 'Kraftfahrzeuge'=motor vehicles and 'Fußgänger'= ...
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Do any speed limits apply to pedal cycles?

united-states Yes. What does every driver deal with every mile of their life driving? Statutory speed limit signs. This leads to a misconception that this is the essence of speed law. Nope! There's ...
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Do any speed limits apply to pedal cycles?

Yes australia Australia’s road rules are universal (mostly) but implemented by legislation in each state and territory, so I’ll quote from new-south-wales. s11 of the Road Rules 2014 state that they ...
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Should I request a dismissal for a traffic citation with incorrect information?

What are speeding fines? According to Harbinson Parker, the North Carolina speeding regime runs like this: 1 to 5 mph over the limit: $10 fine 6 to 10 mph over the limit: $15 fine 11 to 15 mph over ...
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