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Ever Got a Ticket For This?

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Come to a STOP sign & stop but keep your feet on the pegs? Back in high school (long ago) we always tried to keep our feet on the pegs when we stopped. Just for fun. We got good at it. Well a friend did that & got a ticket. He told the cop he stopped but the cop said "No you didn't, you didn't put a foot down." But I stopped! "Boy I can double the cost if you keep talking!" After that whenever we were all in a car & stopped at that location we opened all the doors, put a foot on the road, then continued on. Just for laughs. Sometimes I still stop feet up but I watch for cops when I do. Anyone else been ticketed for this? Curious if it's common or just in my little one horse home town.
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I've not got a ticket but been told by a cop to aways put one foot down. Seems about as stupid as it gets if the wheels are not turning and they think you are not stopped unless a foot is down. I get it though. They are watching from a distance so the only way they know fore sure if you came to a full stop is seeing a foot down. If a rolling stop were legal there would be no need for this stupid requirement.
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No, we don't. We teach a ""pause and go", where you all but stop, not putting your feet down ( pause), ease out the clutch, and go. Yes, it's like a California stop, but its proper use is yields, stop-and-go traffic, and timing lights to hit the green while still moving.
I鈥檓 surprised you are teaching a rolling stop. Seems like you are making it easy to contest a citation in court then. A rolling stop is not legal in this state and many others.
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