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Old 08-20-2010, 12:06 PM   #50
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Originally Posted by drdphi
I read the rest of the posts and I can't see any reason that it would be illegal to stand on the pegs if you're not being reckless. I, however, was just pulled over and issued a summons in VA for just that. I was on my way home from work (about a 10 min drive), it was a bit hot so I was standing up on my pegs to get some more airflow traveling about 45mph with very little traffic. I saw the police car but didn't think anything about it. Sure enough he pulled me over and cited me law section 82-1-6146.2-905 Riding Improperly in the Roadway. I still don't agree with this citation and I hope I have some recourse so if anyone is able to offer advice it would be much appreciated.
Let us know what the outcome is. Where in VA do you live? State or county cop? I still continue to stand a lot and have passed cops several times. But now i'm thinking twice.

Check that law section again. This is what 46.2-905 says:
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp...0+cod+46.2-905

Obviously none of which apply to you.

However 46.2-909 does kind of say your supposed to stay seated.
http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp...0+cod+46.2-909
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