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Displaying items by tag: Law & Politics - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Thu, 25 May 2017 14:19:04 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb N.S. man's custom-made wheelchair stolen on eve of accident anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5547-n-s-man-s-custom-made-wheelchair-stolen-on-eve-of-accident-anniversary https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5547-n-s-man-s-custom-made-wheelchair-stolen-on-eve-of-accident-anniversary

Bill Beaton Bill Beaton’s $5,400 custom-made wheelchair was stolen almost 13 years to the day since his motorcycle accident.

“It was so weird that it happened on the eve of my accident,” Beaton told CTV Atlantic. READ ON

  • Nova Scotia
  • Law & Politics
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    News Feeds Wed, 24 May 2017 19:28:36 +0000
    Utah motorcycle advocates rally at State Capitol https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5525-utah-motorcycle-advocates-rally-at-state-capitol https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5525-utah-motorcycle-advocates-rally-at-state-capitol

    news feeds icon 150SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah motorcycle advocates stood with thousands across the nation this week.

    At a rally at the Utah State Capitol, advocates called for changes to laws and for police to stop profiling bikers. READ ON

    • Law & Politics
    • International
    • Rider Rights & Freedoms
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      News Feeds Sun, 21 May 2017 12:25:12 +0000
      Vigilantes aim to tackle motorcycle crime https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5503-vigilantes-aim-to-tackle-motorcycle-crime https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5503-vigilantes-aim-to-tackle-motorcycle-crime

      LondonVigilante groups appear to be forming in London to combat the recent rise in motorcycle crimes, with ads being posted on social media and handed out to motorcyclists in the capital.

      A printed advert appeared on the notice board at the Ace Cafe stating: "Had your bike stolen recently? READ ON

      • International
      • Law & Politics
      • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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        News Feeds Wed, 17 May 2017 12:23:02 +0000
        Driver gets jail for running police motorcycle off road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5501-driver-gets-jail-for-running-police-motorcycle-off-road https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5501-driver-gets-jail-for-running-police-motorcycle-off-road

        courtA man who drove at an estimated 200 kilometres an hour while racing away from a police road block and ran a West Vancouver motorcycle officer off the road will spend 79 more days in jail as part of a six-month sentence.

        Judge Doug Moss handed the jail term to Gary Singh Kang, 21, on Monday in North Vancouver provincial court after Kang pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing bodily harm on the evening of July 27, 2016. READ ON

        • British Columbia
        • Rider Down
        • Law & Politics
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          News Feeds Wed, 17 May 2017 12:11:06 +0000
          Police investigate fatal motorcycle crash Saturday night in Kitchener https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5498-police-investigate-fatal-motorcycle-crash-saturday-night-in-kitchener https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5498-police-investigate-fatal-motorcycle-crash-saturday-night-in-kitchener

          news feeds icon 150Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a fatal crash in Kitchener Saturday night between a motorcycle and a pickup truck.

          The truck was stopped at a red light on Westmount Road North at Glasgow Street when the motorcycle crashed into the back of it. READ ON

          • Ontario
          • Rider Down
          • Law & Politics
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            News Feeds Mon, 15 May 2017 14:36:19 +0000
            Mandatory helmets for OHVs starts on Monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5494-mandatory-helmets-for-ohvs-starts-on-monday https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5494-mandatory-helmets-for-ohvs-starts-on-monday

            helmetsHeads up – a helmet is mandatory for off-highway vehicles on public property in Alberta as of Monday.

            Anyone driving, riding on or in, or being towed by an off-highway vehicle (OHV) will need an approved helmet. READ ON

            • Motorcycle Safety & Training
            • Alberta
            • Law & Politics
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              News Feeds Sun, 14 May 2017 22:01:21 +0000
              Noise bylaw rules for construction start times OK as is, staff say https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5487-noise-bylaw-rules-for-construction-start-times-ok-as-is-staff-say https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5487-noise-bylaw-rules-for-construction-start-times-ok-as-is-staff-say

              constructionWaking up on a Saturday morning to the sound of construction may be a common reality, as work continues on Ottawa's light rail line and other projects — but city staff feel there's no need to push back the time that work gets underway.

              The city has been reviewing Ottawa's noise bylaw, looking at a range of issues — everything from construction and snow removal to car alarms and wind chimes. READ ON

              • Law & Politics
              • Ontario
              • Noise Bylaws
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                News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:11:16 +0000
                Hells Angels arrested on Vancouver Island in limousine with loaded gun and drugs https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5486-hells-angels-arrested-on-vancouver-island-in-limousine-with-loaded-gun-and-drugs https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5486-hells-angels-arrested-on-vancouver-island-in-limousine-with-loaded-gun-and-drugs

                traffic stop A traffic stop on Vancouver Island over the weekend led to the arrest of six Hells Angels and the seizure of a firearm and drugs.

                West Shore RCMP said in a news release that officers pulled over a limousine on Highway 1 in Langford Sunday. READ ON

                • British Columbia
                • Law & Politics
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                  News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:09:41 +0000
                  Please remove your helmet: Police given new powers for dealing with motorcyclists https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5485-please-remove-your-helmet-police-given-new-powers-for-dealing-with-motorcyclists https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5485-please-remove-your-helmet-police-given-new-powers-for-dealing-with-motorcyclists

                  helmetA new P.E.I. bill will make it easier for law enforcement to identify motorcyclists.

                  An amendment to the Highway Traffic Act allows police across the province to have riders remove helmets or facial coverings after being pulled over. READ ON

                  • Law & Politics
                  • Prince Edward Island
                  • Canada
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                    News Feeds Fri, 12 May 2017 20:03:26 +0000
                    RCMP stand by murder charge after accused offered new theory in letter before killing self https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5480-rcmp-stand-by-murder-charge-after-accused-offered-new-theory-in-letter-before-killing-self https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5480-rcmp-stand-by-murder-charge-after-accused-offered-new-theory-in-letter-before-killing-self

                    John MacAulayRCMP say the investigation into the death of Outlaws Motorcycle Club member Norman Playter in Saskatoon is closed.

                    Sgt. Earl LeBlanc says investigators stand by the murder charge laid against John MacAulay, another member of the same bike club. READ ON

                    • Law & Politics
                    • Saskatchewan
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                      News Feeds Wed, 10 May 2017 15:01:07 +0000