Cycling

Department for Transport written question – answered on 14th September 2017.

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Photo of Lord Birt Lord Birt Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government how they plan to encourage compliance with laws governing cycling.

Photo of Lord Callanan Lord Callanan Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

As with all road users, cyclists need to adhere to the rules set out in the Highway Code regulations 59 to 82. Anyone not doing so is at risk of a penalty, fine or imprisonment. Enforcement is a matter for individual police forces. The Government also promotes road safety, including encouraging safe cycling, through its Think! campaigns. The Government continues to keep road safety and road traffic offences under review to ensure that the current legislative framework is adequate.

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