Lovin' my Fixie
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: Euclid, Ohio, USA (Near the Great Lake Erie)
Bikes: Litespeed Classic, C-Dale MT1000, 80's Trek 770, 2005 Raleigh Rush Hour Pro, Fixed
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Quote from the Boston article:
"Drivers should be careful when opening doors, but bicyclists also have a responsibility to obey traffic laws and not operate their bikes in a reckless manner, said Arthur Kinsman, spokesman for AAA Southern New England.
The proposed $500 fine is out of line with other traffic violations, Kinsman said.
''To me, a $500 fine sounds absurdly high,'' Kinsman said. "
Consider the source. Although AAA is a helpful organization for most people overall. they are notoriously anti-bike in my opinion. Their mission is to pave over the country, increase sprawl and put everyone in a SUV. It is in their best interest since it brings in lots of money to their organization.