Police hail success of bid to drive up cycling safety

POLICE have hailed the success of a campaign aimed at promoting better cycling standards.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 19th October 2011, 1:03 pm

Officers on cycle patrols monitored the Capital’s main roads to engage with cyclists and drivers, with a total of 247 cyclists pulled over and offered advice on issues including red light offences and cycling on pavements.

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A further 152 were issued with information on visibility at a static point in Middle Meadow Walk.

Around 100 motorists were also stopped and spoken to by police to correct inappropriate driving behaviour.