Taiwan's motorcyclists go on illegal highway rides to protest road laws

Motorcycle and scooter riders showing up for a protest for equal road rights in Taipei, Taiwan, on July 9, 2022. PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE TAIWAN MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ASSOCIATION
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TAIPEI - Motorcycles and mopeds have been spied zipping onto highways in the past month in Taiwan - something their riders are banned by law from doing.

The act of defiance is part of protests against decades of government restriction on motorcyclists' road rights that started on July 2 and will continue until July 31.

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