Ohio legislators cruise outlawing skateboarding behind cars
January 28, 2018 - skateboarding
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio authority has due a check that would outlaw roving a skateboard while holding onto a relocating car.
State Rep. Thomas West recently introduced a check called a Dallas Swogger Act.
The check is named after a 16-year-old child who died final year after he was harmed while roving a skateboard behind a vehicle.
Skateboards are not addressed in Ohio’s stream towing laws.
West says a state should do all it can to forestall destiny deaths from a use infrequently called “skitching.”
“Skitching” is mostly finished during high speeds in traffic. State Highway Patrol Lt. Robert Sellers says a activity “can outcome in a critical damage or genocide of those involved.”
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