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The Los Angeles City Council passes speed limit for skateboarders

Originally Published: May 3, 2012
By Keith Hamm | ESPN.com

Skateboarders who like to go fast downhill on the city streets of Los Angeles will soon face stiff penalties and could have their skateboards confiscated.

With an unanimous vote on May 2, the 12 members of the Los Angeles City Council directed City Attorney Carmen Trutanich to draft an ordinance that would essentially require skateboarders to follow the rules of the road, including stop signs and traffic signals, and impose a speed limit of 25 miles per hour.

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