Posts Tagged ‘Racing’

Drag Racing: Not for the streets

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Here in Massachusetts the weather is improving  and “those” cars that do not handle so well in New England winter start to appear on the streets.  Although drag racing, or racing of any kind on the streets, is a year round problem it is more common in the warmer months.

Regardless of the time of year, it is illegal and dangerous.  In fact, since 2008 it is a criminal offense for some drivers.

The offense of drag racing is governed by M.G.L. c. 90 sec. 17B , however, if you are cited for drag racing you will likely be facing additional charges of a criminal and civil nature as well.  (more…)