F'n Ontario nanny state!

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Drif10, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. mixedup

    mixedup Been here awhile

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    this passed first reading already. it must be stopped! email your mp's and ms. jaczek.

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    Bill 117 2008
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    An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to prohibit the driving and operation of motorcycles with child passengers


    Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, enacts as follows:


    1. The Highway Traffic Act is amended by adding the following section:
    Prohibition of passengers under 14 years old on motorcycles
    38.1 No person shall drive or operate a motorcycle on a highway if another person under the age of 14 years is a passenger on the motorcycle.
    Commencement
    2. This Act comes into force on the day it receives Royal Assent.
    Short title
    3. The short title of this Act is the Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Child Passengers on Motorcycles), 2008.

    EXPLANATORY NOTE
    The Bill amends the Highway Traffic Act to prohibit driving or operating a motorcycle on a highway while a person under the age of 14 is a passenger on the motorcycle, with a view to promoting safety on Ontario's roads and protecting youth from preventable injuries.

    Official Records for October 27, 2008
    INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
    HIGHWAY TRAFFIC AMENDMENT ACT
    (CHILD PASSENGERS
    ON MOTORCYCLES), 2008 /
    LOI DE 2008 MODIFIANT
    LE CODE DE LA ROUTE
    (ENFANTS PASSAGERS
    SUR DES MOTOCYCLETTES)
    Ms. Jaczek moved first reading of the following bill:
    Bill 117, An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to prohibit the driving and operation of motorcycles with child passengers / Projet de loi 117, Loi modifiant le Code de la route afin d'interdire la conduite et l'u tilisation de motocyclettes transportant des enfants comme passagers.
    The Speaker (Hon. Steve Peters): Is it the pleasure of the House that the motion carry? Carried.
    First reading agreed to.
    The Speaker (Hon. Steve Peters): The member for a short statement.
    Ms. Helena Jaczek: The bill amends the Highway Traffic Act to prohibit driving or operating a motorcycle on a highway while a person under the age of 14 is a passenger on the motorcycle with a view to promoting safety on Ontario's roads and protecting youth from preventable injuries.
  2. SenorFeliz

    SenorFeliz hangin' out

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  3. Meter Man

    Meter Man Long timer

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    I agree the proposal is silly, however your thread title is a bit misleading.
  4. Ooobah-Moto

    Ooobah-Moto Banned

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  5. bwanacswan

    bwanacswan Team Vicarious

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    Well, just let the kid drive and you play passenger.

    No law against that .........yet.
  6. curbjumperjones

    curbjumperjones Compulsive Lane Changer

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    Unconstitutional?

    :dunno


    The ride to school will sure suck if it happens here...
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  7. Thraan

    Thraan Long timer

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  8. KTMER

    KTMER On roads less travelled

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    Sent a letter to my local MPP in Hamilton. I took my six year old for ride around the survey this summer and he loved it, when I told him about this bill he was quite upset.
  9. SenorFeliz

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  10. The Vert

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    This is the first I've heard of it. What gives?

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  12. mixedup

    mixedup Been here awhile

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    it's all about the $$$...

    "sorry, son...you're only 13 -- you can't ride on the back of my bike. but don't worry, in 3 years you can go and buy yourself a hayabusa".

    i say we organize a protest at queens park. the 2nd reading for this crap is on monday.
  13. Icewalker

    Icewalker Conundrum

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    And so they should .... motorcycles are inherently dangerous. A child may get killed. Think of the children .......
  14. PXX

    PXX Adventurer

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    It's supposed to be wet but warm on monday. Lets clog queens park with bikes! Aren't bikes allowed to park for free in T.O. ? It's like they're expecting us:evil
  15. Thraan

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    Are you living free?
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  17. Meter Man

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    Get her a fake ID:deal:lol3
  18. Icewalker

    Icewalker Conundrum

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    Oh hell yeah ... I'm sitting here in my underwear working :lol3
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    adiablolex Lost again

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    I'm in too, I may bring my 10 year old daughter along, I don't think she'd mind playing hookie to go riding with her Daddy:bubba unless of course my six year old daughter wants to come too, there's enough room on the 950 seat for all of us :thumb
    They both ride BTW.......fast:evil
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    I want to get my oldest fake ID so we can go to music events together.

    I thought it would funny If I got him McLovin as a last name and when he got carded and ridiculed I could show my McLovin fake Id and say 'hey fucker -- stop harrassing my son, that movie has just about ruined our life.."

    My son is so-so on the idea.