Elgin County, ON - On the 4th of September 2016 Elgin County O.P.P were contacted
when a motorist observed a youth being pulled behind a motor vehicle in Central
Police were able to locate a Chevy SUV on Yarmouth Center Rd, with what appeared
to be a youth with no helmet on being pulled.
The driver, the youth’s mother told police that she was only towing her son at 10km/h
so he could see what it would be like.
The officer at the scene issued the mother a Provincial Offences Noticed for:
- Permitting attachment to vehicle contrary to section 160 of the Highway Traffic
This section states “No driver of a vehicle or street car shall permit any person
riding upon a bicycle, coaster, roller skates, skis, toboggan, sled or any toy vehicle
to attach the same, himself or herself to the vehicle or street car”
The youth was warned about not wearing a helmet.
Elgin County O.P.P are urging motorist to use common sense when travelling on the
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