Cycling: Road Traffic Offences

Home Department written question – answered on 21st April 2008.

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Photo of David Ruffley David Ruffley Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department

(1) how many fixed penalties were issued to cyclists for the offence of (a) carrying another person and (b) cycling on pavements, broken down by police force area in each of the last three years; and how many of the penalties were issued to cyclists aged over 14 years;

(2) how many on-the-spot fines for cycling on the pavement were issued by each police force in each year since the scheme was introduced.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Home Office) (Crime Reduction)

Information is not collected centrally on the number of fixed penalty notices issued for cycling offences.

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