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Easter Bunny Pulled Over for Helmet Law Violation

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Gets away with warning, though, in the true Easter spirit of charity and forgiveness, reports CBS Los Angeles:

A man dressed up as a giant rabbit was pulled over on a Southland freeway while heading to a charity event for failing to wear a helmet. (credit: California Highway Patrol)

Brian Pennings, a public information officer for the CHP in East County, told CBSLA that an officer was on routine patrol on Interstate 8 when he observed a man dressed up as a giant rabbit on a motorcycle traveling down the highway near San Diego.

Pennings said the officer proceeded to make a traffic stop after noticing the bunny wasn't wearing a helmet. Also, he said, the costume posed a safety concern as it was a visual impairment.

Pennings said the man told the officer he was headed to a charity event. He was given a verbal warning but was not issued a citation…