- A social media movement is rallying behind #StanceIsNotACrime after a man was fined for his dropped suspension
- Authorities have warned that it is a crime, following Aldayne Ramsamy's ordeal going viral
- The 23-year-old shared his experience getting pulled over, fined and his disc confiscated and some are outraged
Aldayne Ramsamy shared his recent experience after coming into trouble with the authorities over his dropped suspension.
The 23-year-old was stopped and received a R1 500 fine after police found his VW Polo was 'excessively low'. The cops even stripped his discs from the car:
“Yes, my car does have a dropped suspension, but it also has adjustable coilovers which means I can adjust it back to normal."
IOL reports that #StanceIsNotACrime is slowly gaining momentum despite authorities reminding Mzansi that it is a crime.
Ramsamy says that the vehicle is his mode of transport for his job at a local IT company, but the incident left the motorist unable to work.
Adamant that his modifications had purely been for looks and not speed, Ramsamy defended his actions:
“We are young guys, it just looks good. It’s not for speeding, in fact we are the slowest drivers on the road, we are courteous and abide by the speed limits.”
Briefly.co.za gathered that tampering with the original specifications of a car constitutes a violation of the Road Traffic Act.
Drivers have come out in support of relaxing the laws, despite the potential interference with a car's performance.
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