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Chief Licensing Officer Virgil Knight (L) has the attention of (2nd L-R) Principal Crown Counsel Sharon Deane, Permanent Secretary Bruce Alleyne & Minister of Transport & Works Michael Lashley. (Picture by Sandy Pitt)

THE ROAD TRAFFIC ACT is being amended to deal with motorcyclists who misuse the roads.

Minister of Transport and Works Michael Lashley said the new Road Traffic Act amendments should be back from vetting by the Attorney General’s office and it will speak to illegal stunts, including the popular wheelies.

“It has specific penalties for that and making it illegal for our roads,” Lashley said.

He voiced concern about the practice of motorcyclists using the roads to perform stunts and weaving in and out of traffic at peak hours during a meeting between ministry officials and members of the licence plate manufacturing community at the MTW Pavilion, The Pine, yesterday. (LK)

Please read the full story in today's Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

 

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