Motorcycle footpeg law ‘flawed’ — Motorbike Writer

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Motorcycle footpeg law ‘flawed’

up is recommended on dirt roads

that prevent riders their legs or standing up on footpegs have been as flawed by Queensland Transport and Roads officials, according to legend Kevin Bartlett.


The 1974 Bathurst winner and long-time motorcycle started a campaign against 271 and recently met with TMR officials. agreed that the rule is and said they will it,” KB says. “They now take that to the Transport and then begins the slow process.”

KB says it will be a long process and he has suggested riders hold their breath. “It happen today or tomorrow but I’m it will be on the agenda. I now have to that police officer for his leg off the pegs. He’s a hero.”

He is to the media sensation that the publication of photographs of a cop taking his off the motorcycle  footpegs on the Ipswich shortly after a rider was fined for doing the same Even the Police Commissioner he sometimes stretches his legs riding and Queensland’s top traffic cop Keating told a recent he spent an entire day brushing up on 271 after the incident.

Even Queensland Police need to flout the rules

“I have to explain it to any of the TMR guys. of them said ‘what’s all about?’” KB says. “I submitted and they had a good look at it and can see where I am coming from.”

KB says the law shouldn’t be amended as by the Australian Motorcycle Council in a to the National Transport Council. submission doesn’t mention up or stretching your legs riding, only removing leg as a rider is slowing down to “The AMC is just kowtowing and is …. In my opinion it shouldn’t be at all,” KB says.

“There are provisions under new hooning plus there are the dangerous of a motor vehicle laws. If you are skylarking and riding dangerously are laws to cover that and we want that.

The racing legend says he was with the positive response his received. “I walked away a grin on my face thinking have taken notice. My job is Now we will see what the process us, but don’t hold your as it now has to go through a political process.”

KB he told the TMR officials that could be the leaders in overturning flawed law and that other would take note and eventually leading to a change in the road rules.

LATE UPDATE: Queensland have responded to requests for “Until any legislative changes are the Queensland Police Service is not in a to discuss enforcement strategies in to section 271 of the Transport Operations Use Management – Road Rules) 2009.  There is no intention to any fines that have issued under the current

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