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Dear Prof Scott

Do you suggest to have number plates for Mountain Bikes?.

This is applicable to both bicycle and tricycle.

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Sorry about the delay, but I finally was able to get to this sight again.

I believe the main reason the tax cars and trucks is that they need to put a fee on something that is used that brings damage to the road.  Since bicycles and tricycles don't have enough weight to affect the wear and tear on the road, there should be no charge to them.

Now if people want to register them for safety, perhaps they could purchase a document that contains the make, model, type, and color of what they're riding.  Perhaps this is already taken care of by the bicycle companies when they sell expensive bikes, but I'm not sure.

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