License Plates…For Bicycles?
License plates for bikes..we’re not talking the “kiddie” plates with a child’s name on it. As reported by John McDevitt of KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia, it could happen:
The bill, introduced by Democratic New Jersey assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker of Essex, requires owners to register bikes with the Motor Vehicle Commission for $10 dollars a piece or face fines up to $100. A license plate would be issued and will have to be displayed when riding on public roads. Plates would be valid for two years.
John Boyle with the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is against the proposed bill.
Boyle says the enforcement will be almost impossible. He believes it would also be a drain on police resources and a financial burden to some