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Old 02-08-2008, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by BruinGM View Post
Just started perusing the CA vehicle code and found this:

Division 11 Chapter 3 Article 2

21705. Motor vehicles being driven outside of a business or residence district in a caravan or motorcade, whether or not towing other vehicles, shall be so operated as to allow sufficient space and in no event less than 100 feet between each vehicle or combination of vehicles so as to enable any other vehicle to overtake or pass.


So the actual act of all of us driving together is NOT illegal as long as we leave enough room for other cars to overtake or pass any of us.

Now I think the problem we have is gathering everyone up and stoping on the side of the road. Can someone help out and browse through the Vehicle Code to see what the laws are? Here is the link to the CA VC:

http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/vc/vctoc.htm
I think the Gilroy caravan fails this test.. Though I think it was 2 years ago that the cop made his way allll the way thru our 140+ car caravan from behind, no problems, didn't pull anyone over
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