reply to post by SaturnFX
You can travel...how you travel is open to laws...you can walk freely...or you can start using automobiles and have to fall into those guidelines.
there is no right for you to drive, there is no right for you to fly..
I really hate people like you - who blindly follow a TV to learn about law. It is people like you who applaud every time the .gov tramples over
someone's rights (as long as they are not trampling over yours) - Here my friend, open your eyes and learn something new.
Lets talk about the right to "drive" or the lack thereof as you state.
1. In order for you to KNOW if I have the right to drive, you must first know the legal definition of the word. The word Driver is legally defined
. One employed...
Bouvier’s Law Dictionary, 1856
-- one employed in conducting a coach, carriage, wagon, or other vehicle..."
BOUVIER'S LAW DICTIONARY, (1914) p. 940.
- One employed in conducting or operating
a coach, carriage, wagon, or other vehicle, with horses, mules, or other animals, or a
bicycle, tricycle, or motor car
, though not a street railroad car. See Davis v. Petrinovich, 112 Ala. 654, 21 So. 344, 36 L.R.A. 615; Isaacs v.
Railroad Co., 7 Am. Rep. 418, 47 N.Y. 122.
Black's Law Dictionary, 3rd Ed
DRIVER. One employed...
Black’s Law Dictionary, 4th Ed, 1951
Now that you know what a "Driver" is my friend, lets legally define what a motor vehicle
2. Motor Vehicle Legally Defined
Title18, UNITED STATES CODE Sec. 31
PART I - CRIMES
CHAPTER 2 - AIRCRAFT AND MOTOR VEHICLES
Sec. 31. Definitions
When used in this chapter the term -
''Motor vehicle'' means every description of carriage or other contrivance propelled or drawn by mechanical power and used for commercial
on the highways in the transportation of passengers, passengers and property, or property or cargo;
Motor vehicle - Laws of Florida c. 14764 (1931)
The term "motor vehicle" shall include all vehicles or machines propelled by any power other than muscular used upon the public highways (but not
over fixed rails) for the transportation of persons or property for compensation either as common carriers, private contract carriers or for hire
Now that we know what a motor vehicle legally is, it is time to move over to legally defining the word traffic
3. Traffic - Legally defined
- Bouvier's Law Dictionary (1856)
Commerce, trade, sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money and the like.
- Black's Law Dictionary 3rd
Commerce; trade; sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money, and the like. The passing of goods or commodities from one person to another for an
equivalent in goods or money. Senior v. Ratterman, 44 Ohio St. 673, 11 N.E. 321; People v. Horan, 293 Ill. 314, 127 N.E. 673, 674; People v. Dunford,
207 N.Y. 17, 100 N.E. 433, 434; Fine v. Morgan, 74 Fla. 417, 77 So. 533, 538; Bruno v. U. S. (C.C.A.) 289 F. 649, 655.
-Black's Law Dictionary 6th
Commerce; trade; sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money, and the like. The passing or exchange of goods or commodities from one person to
another for an equivalent in goods and money. The subjects of transportation on a route, as persons or goods; the passing to and fro of persons,
animals, vegetables, or vessels, along a route of transportation, as along a street, highway, etc.
And now on to Transportation
- Black's Law Dictionary 3rd
The removal of goods or persons from one place to another, by a carrier
. See Railroad Co. v. Pratt, 22 Wall. 133, 22 L.Ed. 827; Interstate
Commerce Com'n v. Brimson, 154 U.S. 447, 14 Sup.Ct. 1125, 38 L.Ed. 1047; Gloucester Ferry Co. v. Pennsylvania, 114 U.S. 196, 5 Sup.Ct. 826, 29 L.Ed.
And now some case law for you my friend: That way you can really open your eyes and learn something new
"... [T]he exemptions provided
for in section 1 of the Motor Vehicle Transportation License Act of 1925 (Stats. 1925, p. 833) in favor of
those who solely transport their own property or employees, or both, and of those who transport no persons or property for hire or compensation, by
, have been determined in the Bacon Service Corporation case to be lawful exemptions.
In re Schmolke (1926) 199 Cal. 42, 46.
""It is obvious that those who operate motor vehicles for the transportation of persons or property for hire enjoy a different and more extensive
use of the public highways. * * * Such extraordinary use constitutes a natural distinction and a full justification for their separate classification
and for relieving from the burden of the license tax those who merely employ the public highways for the transportation of their own property or
Bacon Service Corporation v. Huss, 129 Cal. 21, 248 P. 235, 238." (State v. Karel, 180 So. 3 at 8.)
"Prior to November 2, 1926, the Statutes of 1925 imposed a license tax ... on those operating motor vehicles over the public highways for hire, ...
On November 2, 1926, the People adopted an amendment to article XIII, section 15, of the Constitution, changing the tax rate ... on carriage of
passengers and ... on transportation of property, and relieving the carrier of municipal licenses and taxes. ... The amendment contained the
provision that 'Such taxes shall be in lieu of all other taxes and licenses' upon the property of such companies."
People v. Borderland Express (1933) 218 Cal. 680, 681.
Hope this helps in showing you that you have the RIGHT to travel using any vehicle you damn well please and the .gov can't touch you unless you
to touch you...
That my friend, is a lesson for another day.