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Is the bus driver forced to break a law when allocated more students than the maximum capacity of the bus?

I realize that as kids need to go home, the bus driver needs to drive despite the conditions of the bus Not really. The driver should refuse to drive the bus with too many passengers. If that were ...
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Is the bus driver forced to break a law when allocated more students than the maximum capacity of the bus?

I realize that as kids need to go home, the bus driver needs to drive despite the conditions of the bus (also, to keep their job I presume) and so it isn't their fault, however I'm curious if in the ...
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Are there countries where vehicles involved in an accident must move if they're blocking the flow of traffic?

The Straßenverkehrsordnung(Translation) in Germany says this: § 34 Accidents (1) Any person involved in a traffic accident must: stop immediately; take the necessary steps to ensure traffic safety ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

germany In Germany, the described situation could lead to a fine up to € 2000. As the rider of a horse, you are subject to the existing traffic rules and regulations for all vehicle traffic (§28(2) ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

169A.20 MN Stat. states that It is a crime for any person to drive, operate, or be in physical control of any motor vehicle, as defined in section 169A.03, subdivision 15, within this state or on any ...
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Are there countries where vehicles involved in an accident must move if they're blocking the flow of traffic?

This is the law in california. California Vehicle Code Section 20002(a): The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to any property, including vehicles, shall ...
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Unreasonably refused carriage by TfL

If we cut through all the entertaining colour commentary around Bob's experience then all that happened is TfL refused him permission to carry a specific item and according to the TfL Conditions of ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

australia It’s legal to ride a drunk horse: Drink riding? It’s possible to be convicted of ‘horse riding under the influence of alcohol’ or ‘horse riding under the influence of drugs’. Strangely, ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

oregon For a horse on the road, Oregon law says: (emphasis added) Every person riding an animal upon a roadway and every person driving or leading any animal is subject to the provisions of the ...
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Is the bus driver forced to break a law when allocated more students than the maximum capacity of the bus?

WAC 392-145-021 is to be obeyed by the local school district, pursuant to regulations set forth and enforced by the superintendent of public instruction. 392-145-016 separately states rules that are ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

The UK's Highway Code states in relation to using horses and horse drawn vehicles: Rule 52 Before you take a horse or horse drawn vehicle on to the road, you should ensure all tack fits well and is ...
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How do I challenge a public transport fine when I was never there at the time? And suspect a scam

There are several plausible possibilities. This is a scam and isn't actually from the public transit authorities, in which case paying them hasn't helped you, and has contributed to this being a ...
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Can I take a bow and arrows on the train in the UK?

In addition to the answer by @Nij, this would be like people taking potentially offensive weapons to and from martial arts events. I was taught that any offensive weapons should be carried in a bag, ...
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What if rules for a public transport are only visible on a website and not in Metro / Bus?

Unfortunately, your chances are nil. There are panels on every metro station where tickets and fares are listed, and on those a summary of the conditions is posted and a pointer to where to get the ...
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Is it illegal to ride a drunk horse?

Note there is a wide difference between "riding a drunk horse" and "riding a horse, drunk," whether the rider or the horse is intoxicated. Public intoxication and operating a ...
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What are the possible/likely penalties for violations of the TfL Railway Bylaws other than fare evasion?

england-and-wales Bob could search the TfL website or the web for TfL railway byelaws and soon arrive here: https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/terms-and-conditions/byelaws Where there is a link to the TfL ...
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Right to travel(transportation code definitions)

Very few terms have a single "legal" definition or meaning that applies to all laws, and can be looked up as if in a dictionary. Rather, when a specific meaning is needed in connection with a ...
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What are the regulations around autonomous/unmanned boats?

Assuming we're talking about U.S. jurisdiction due to your location, some aspects of your question are addressed in this Professional Marine article from June-July 2018, which generally notes that ...
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Are seat-belt warning alarms mandatory (in the UK)?

Yes But not because they are mandated, just because your car has one. Because there is one factory fitted and it is a piece of safety equipment anyone you pay to maintain your car would be negligent ...
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Is it illegal anywhere in Europe to modify one's own personal transport?

It will very much depend on what you modify. If you only drive on your own land, that's mostly fine (possibly not fine if your own land is a road accessible to the public). What will cause you ...
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Are there any recommended or prescribed time limits for ambulance to reach a special need patient in case of emergency?

The National Fire Protection Association is an international organization that publishes standards related to fire safety as well as rescue services provided by emergency services. They publish a ...
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Right to travel(transportation code definitions)

First, the right to travel is not specifically enumerated in the Constitution. The right exists under the Privileges and Immunity Clause which states "The Citizens of each State shall be entitled ...
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Can I take a bow and arrows on the train in the UK?

I decided to contact the train operator, Northern, by email with this question. This is their response: You can take your secured bow and arrows on the train. The limitations are not what you are ...
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Can a vehicle be stopped and driver ticketed for defective equipment in Texas when third stop lamp inoperable

Yes because Texas adopted the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 571.108; TX Inspection Procedure Chapter 4, 04.20.28 Passenger cars manufactured 1986 – Newer: 3 stop lamps required Light trucks/...
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Can one be banned from TfL services?

Yes. Here is a tally of bans from a four-year period. Here is one specific example.
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When does a "range extender" become a "hybrid"?

California (technically states that follow California emissions) "Range Extended Battery Electric Vehicle" or "BEVx" means a vehicle powered predominantly by a zero emission energy ...
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Are there countries where vehicles involved in an accident must move if they're blocking the flow of traffic?

Actually, in Czech Republic, "Zákon o silničním provozu" (Road-traffic law) in section "Dopravní nehoda, § 47" (Traffic accident) says [CZ] (3) Účastníci dopravní nehody jsou ...
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