Cycling

Department for Transport written question – answered on 7th November 2017.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will bring forward proposals to amend the Cycle Racing on The Highway Regulations 1960 to include sportives; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government has no plans to amend these Regulations. As part of the cycle safety review announced on 21 September, the Government will be considering whether the current legislation as to reckless cycling is appropriate, as well as different ways in which safety can be further improved between cyclists, pedestrians and motorists. If in the light of this Government considers that these Regulations require any amendment, any proposed changes will be consulted upon.

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