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    Good reading about road rights & LEOs

    http://tinyurl.com/cpqeyh A great article on Bicycling magazine's blog on road rights; It is long but should be required reading! It's from Tallahassee cyclist and police office Mark Wheeler. Read the feedback section as well, some people just don't get it. Go here -> http://tinyurl.com/cpqeyh
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    I didn't read the whole thing. Seems to have started with whiny people. I don't do whiny.

    I was hoping to find out what an LEO is. All I can think of is the guys who run banks--Lunatic Executive Officers, or Loudmouthed Egotistical Oafs.

    Anyway, the way I figure, if I'm pulled over--no matter what the vehicle or circumstance, I pull over. If I'm issued a ticket, that's fine. If I disagree with the ticket, that's what court is for.
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    LEO is Law Enforcement Officer, and you do get it, no matter what the situation it is insane to escalate the issue. IMHO
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    Quote Originally Posted by tsl View Post
    Anyway, the way I figure, if I'm pulled over--no matter what the vehicle or circumstance, I pull over.
    Whenever I get pulled over my prime objective of the moment becomes "Avoid the ticket." That means being friendly, polite and maybe even a little apologetic while the police officer is deciding what course of action he should take.

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    Folks should read about the idiot LEO that started the entire issue as well:
    http://bicycling.com/blogs/roadright...-disobey-cops/

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    This LEO was way over the line IMHO but the thing was escalated by both parties

    "Anyway, the way I figure, if I'm pulled over--no matter what the vehicle or circumstance, I pull over. If I'm issued a ticket, that's fine. If I disagree with the ticket, that's what court is for."

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    Bicycling magazine has something to say of note. Holy cow that is almost as big of news as Obama was NOT on 60 min. tonight.

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    Did I miss the part where the LEO ordered the cyclist to stop.
    I did read that the LEO simply yelled at the cyclist "to get off the road".

    I also must of missed the part where the cyclist were found guilty of something.

    The LEO is so clueless that he thinks standing on the pedals = wagging a butt in disrespect.

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