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Question on interstate travel and engine capacity

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Spud Gun, Mar 15, 2005.

  1. As a learner, if I were to travel from NSW on my GS500E to VIC, would I be breaking the law as soon as I crossed the border as the engine capacity limit is 260cc's there as opposed to 660cc's here in NSW? How would that work?


     
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  2. State of origin rules apply in these cases.

    It's not illegal for a 17 year old P plater from NSW to drive in Vic so you should be free to bring your bike to Vic.

    If you were to move to Vic and transfer your rego - then you would have problems!
     
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  3. Which I guess also means that Vic learners visiting NSW can't legally ride a friend's 500.
     
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  4. Hadn't thought of that. It's a while before I come off restrictions and I would like to try out some larger bikes :wink:
     
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  5. how is it then that the EPA can get away with differing laws for exhaust labelling in the two states?
     
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  6. Because they are state, not federal bodies.
     
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