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Illegal boat towing

Illegal boat towing

The original caption in the June 13, 1970, Los Angeles Times reported:

Hiroshi Nakano of Los Angeles holds traffic citation he received for four State Motor Vehicle Code violations after police motorcycle officers hailed him to curb. Nakano apparently caught the officer’s eye while he was hauling a 14-foot boat on a trailer behind his motorcycle. Traffic officers pointed out to Nakano that the weight of the boat was twice that of the motorcycle.

This photo by staff photographer Boris Yaro was published on the Metro section front page.

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  1. July 24, 2014, 8:46 am

    Why is it illegal to tow a boat with a motorcycle? That guy is rad!

  2. July 4, 2015, 2:55 pm

    Yep, I ad a boat stolen too. Not fun at all.

    By: Maxine Trahan

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