Transit police are sending a clear message to motorcycle owners: If you’re paperwork is not in order and if your bike doesn’t meet equipment standards, you can lose your bike. At a single traffic checkpoint on Sunday, January 21, police and transportation officials impounded 52 motorcycles. Police at the checkpoint on Avenida del Paraiso cited motorcyclists for a wide range of infractions. Six motorcyclists were cited for driving without a license, while others could not present vehicle registration documents. Other infractions included driving without a helmet, driving on worn tires and with improper exhaust systems. Some drivers were cited for…
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