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Saskatoon police pull over driver with no arms, give him seatbelt ticket


 

SASKATOON – Saskatoon police say they have safety concerns about a man with no arms who was caught driving without wearing a seatbelt.

The man was pulled over last week and ticketed as part of a traffic blitz.

Police spokeswoman Alyson Edwards says the man told officers he has been stopped several times before, but never fined because he can’t do up the belt when he’s alone in his car.

The man drives a modified vehicle using his feet.

Edwards says wearing a seatbelt is the law and the man has no medical exemption allowing him to drive without one.

She says senior officers are to meet with the man to discuss the ticket and how he can apply for an exemption.


 
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Saskatoon police pull over driver with no arms, give him seatbelt ticket

  1. Seriously, talk about expecting society to cater to him. If they can modify a vehicle for him to drive, they can modify it to do up his seat belt. Good for the police!!!

    • Seriously not everyone has money for everything so re modify your comment Anni! His modified car alone had to cost alot. Imagine if you had to pay for a special car for your driving ability and everyone pays normal prices for their car since it isnt modified.

      • A cop I believe said he should use his teeth to buckle up. Now can you even imagine that? There are some people exempt from driving without a seatbelt, but very few.