Motoring Offences Review - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:05 am on 7 July 2016.

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Photo of Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Chair, Licensing Act 2003 Committee, Chair, Licensing Act 2003 Committee 11:05, 7 July 2016

My Lords, will my noble friend agree to include cycling offences among motoring offences? Will he review the penalties for cyclists using pavements? Why are they not being apprehended and brought to justice?


Chris Beazer
Posted on 11 Jul 2016 4:54 pm (Report this annotation)

Perhaps we should look at the penalties for driving on pavements. between 50 and 80 people are killed by drivers on pavements each year, while those cycling on pavements tend to be there because of the dangers posed to them by motor vehicle traffic.