4409 - Ocean City Police go Nazi Over Electric BikeSubmitted by 4409 on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 18:58
4409 -- Ocean City Police go Nazi Over Electric Bike
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A New Jersey woman in Ocean City is threatened to have her property stolen and given 9 tickets just for traveling on an electric bike.
>>>>> CALL THE OCEAN CITY POLICE and tell them they are acting like clowns (non-emergency) 609-399-9111
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Article in the paper:
My article on FreedomsPhoenix with all laws posted:
TITLE 39 DEFINITIONS
"Automobile" includes all motor vehicles except motorcycles.
"Motorized bicycle" means a pedal bicycle having a helper motor characterized in that either the maximum piston displacement is less than 50 cc. or said motor is rated at no more than 1.5 brake horsepower or is powered by an electric drive motor and said bicycle is capable of a maximum speed of no more than 25 miles per hour on a flat surface.
"Motorcycle" includes motorcycles, motor bikes, bicycles with motor attached and all motor-operated vehicles of the bicycle or tricycle type, Except Motorized Bicycles As Defined In This Section, whether the motive power be a part thereof or attached thereto and having a saddle or seat with driver sitting astride or upon it or a platform on which the driver stands.
"Motorized scooter" means a miniature motor vehicle and includes, but is not limited to, pocket bikes, super pocket bikes, scooters, mini-scooters, sport scooters, mini choppers, mini motorcycles, motorized skateboards and other vehicles with motors not manufactured in compliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and which have no permanent Federal Safety Certification stickers affixed to the vehicle by the original manufacturer. This term shall not include: electric personal assistive mobility devices, motorized bicycles or low-speed vehicles; or motorized wheelchairs, mobility scooters or similar mobility assisting devices used by persons with physical disabilities, or persons whose ambulatory mobility has been impaired by age or illness.
"Motorized skateboard" means a skateboard that is propelled otherwise than by muscular power.
"Motorized wheelchair" means any motor-driven wheelchair utilized to increase the independent mobility, in the activities of daily living, of an individual who has limited or no ambulation abilities, and includes mobility scooters manufactured specifically for such purposes and designed primarily for indoor use.
"Vehicle" means every device in, upon or by which a person or property is or may be transported upon a highway, EXCEPTING devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or motorized bicycles.
"Slow-moving vehicle" means a vehicle run at a speed less than the maximum speed then and there permissible.
"Driver" means the rider or driver of a horse, bicycle or motorcycle or the driver or operator of a motor vehicle, unless otherwise specified.
"Operator" means a person who is in actual physical control of a [[ VEHICLE ]] or street car.
Tickets on 3-8-2012 -- All tickets were wrote under state statute Title 39.
1-- Did operate while suspended 39 3-40
2-- No valid license 39 4-14.3
3-- Operate with passenger 39 4-14.3d
4-- Proper helmet required 39 4-14.32
5-- Proper helmet required--for her son---they both had bicycle helmets on 39 3-76.7
6-- Uninsured vehicle - 39 - 6b2
7-- Uninsured motorized bicycle 39 4-14.3e
8-- Unregistered motorized bicycle 39 4-14.3
9-- Unregistered vehicle 39 3-4
COMPLETE LIST OF LAWS ON THE MY FREEDOMS PHOENIX ARTICLE