3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

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3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby Enigma » 23 May 2012, 21:15

Well, since some of the lights are more than 3 minutes, and keep in mind that you are forbidden from a smoke in a "waiting area", guess, I'll get violent. When I see all cops with valid scoot licences and wearing helmets off duty, I might be more cognizant of the rules. Till then, a tussle is forthcoming. Perhaps a proper pummelling!
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby TheGingerMan » 23 May 2012, 21:49

Enigma wrote:Well, since some of the lights are more than 3 minutes, and keep in mind that you are forbidden from a smoke in a "waiting area", guess, I'll get violent. When I see all cops with valid scoot licences and wearing helmets off duty, I might be more cognizant of the rules. Till then, a tussle is forthcoming. Perhaps a proper pummelling!


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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby maunaloa » 24 May 2012, 03:27

Enigma, your post. How do you overrun a scooter?
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby zender » 24 May 2012, 07:14

I think he means "running over a scooter."

Surely that doesn't happen very often.

I think 3000 is about right. I'm for it. :neutral:
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby Confuzius » 24 May 2012, 17:05

Enigma wrote:Well, since some of the lights are more than 3 minutes, and keep in mind that you are forbidden from a smoke in a "waiting area"


I don't think this is true (if you mean the waiting box for scooters at lights) you just can't throw your butts on the ground.
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby adrian » 29 May 2012, 13:28

over running? Do you mean idling?
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby Super Hans » 29 May 2012, 14:58

They should fine those police cars that are left running on the side of freeways, empty with their lights flashing. They are left there - although rotated - 24 hours a day.
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby sandman » 29 May 2012, 16:38

Super Hans wrote:They should fine those police cars that are left running on the side of freeways, empty with their lights flashing. They are left there - although rotated - 24 hours a day.

Empty? I always assumed they just had the seats tipped back and were having a wee snooze. :lol: Do they lock the doors at all? I bet they got some cool gadgets in there. Or you could always just pop the passenger-side window with your elbow. REALLY? There's nobody in there?
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby kitkat » 29 May 2012, 22:36

I generally try to turn off the engine at traffic lights over 30 seconds long. It's nice. Quieter. And I've noticed a few other people do it to. Makes scooter commuting much more pleasant. Is there some reason that I shouldn't do this?
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Re: 3,000 NT fine for over running your scoot

Postby Super Hans » 29 May 2012, 23:31

Empty? I always assumed they just had the seats tipped back and were having a wee snooze. Do they lock the doors at all? I bet they got some cool gadgets in there. Or you could always just pop the passenger-side window with your elbow. REALLY? There's nobody in there?


Sometimes there are officers inside the car, especially the ones with the pod on the offside.
I was stuck in traffic once and I was approaching one of those lay-by's that the police use on the freeway. A patrol car turned up and parked behind another car already parked in the lay-by. Two officers got out of the car they arrived in and got into the car that was already there, and then drove away, leaving the car they arrived in running with its 350's on. I often look inside to see if there are cops in the cars now and I often just see headrests. So unless the police are really short or lying down over the front seats, then I suppose they aren't really there.
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