Monday, September 21, 2009

Few options for victim of bicycle hit-'n'-run

The [Montreal] Gazette, August 23
Author: Max Herrold

In a city where cyclists and pedestrians are crossing paths more and more, Chabot was shocked to discover she couldn’t even ask police to look for the cyclist as a hit-and-run offender as they would had a motorist hit her.

That’s because while those helming cars, motorcycles mopeds, boats and planes are covered in the federal Criminal Code section dealing with hit-and-runs, cyclists are not.

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