Monday, May 13, 2002

amish safety dilemma

A plastic orange triangle may spell exile for a group of Amish people who refuse to display the symbol on their buggies. Pennsylvania law requires that the symbols be placed upon slow moving vehicles. The bright orange sign violates an aspect of the Amish religious beliefs which refuse such gaudy displays. If they fail to succeed on appeal, they may possibly leave and go to Ohio where the law allows them to use grey reflective tape, and red laterns.