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Old 02-13-2009, 10:58 PM   #61
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Originally Posted by fooledagain
Is any sort of license required?
In SA, as well as WA, NT, and Qld, you can ride a 50cc scooter on a car licence. In every state except WA (I think), that 50cc scooter is limited to 50km/hr top speed. In WA it's limited to 60 instead.

Some scooter riders think they don't need proper protective clothing - just like leather vest/T-shirt/ordinary jeans wearing Harley riders, and those sport bike riders I've seen in singlet and thongs; even Croc shoes! It's their skin, so it's up to them. They obviously trust car drivers more than I do. I'm not their mother, so I don't give a shit.
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