San Diego. – A new bill to lift the ban on cars”low riderWill be unveiled on Monday afternoon, bringing hope to South County riding fans.
Parades of classic vehicles have been banned in parts of California for decades, due to an ordinance but a proposal promoted by Assemblyman David Alvarez and the community “low riderSan Diego wants to end it.
Marcos Arellano, aka “Rabbit”, owns his 1962 Chevrolet Impala, convertible, “rider low,,
A passion that is a joy for many to share in the pedestrian community, a practice known as “cruising” has been prohibited in National City for over 30 years, including on Highland Avenue, With the argument that the parade causes traffic congestion. … and crime.
but the alliance of lowriders Unidos, of which the “Rabbit” is a part, was essential to the possible repeal of the restrictions being considered on treads and vehicle modifications.
“With this legislation we are going to have to acknowledge that this culture is part of our community,” says Alvarez, who will introduce the resolution this Monday in Sacramento.
“Anti-cruising legislation is part of our somewhat racist history against the Latino community,” says the assemblyman, which is why he wants in his bill that no city in California can ban “cruising” the famous, So that makes it completely legal.” State.
“They are families, they are young people, people who participate in this activity are very healthy and positive and they should be supported,” he added.
“It doesn’t mean we’re going to jump cars, run red lights, get drunk, be rowdy. None of that, we’re going to walk within California law, we’re going to run as a family.” as going to ride in the car,” Arellano says.
The “Rabbits” will go along with the councilors in Sacramento to support the initiative closely, hopefully in the near future, lowriders Return to iconic Highland Avenue to go slow and low, or rather: “Slow and Low”.
After the proposal is submitted, it has to go through the approval process of various committees. Alvarez expects the governor to have it on his desk by September.