According to Transportation Secretary Grant Chap, speed limits for cyclists should also be introduced.
It will change the rules that affect cyclists at several points Young GrantUK Minister of Transport.
Sapp will make license plates mandatory and apply a speed limit of 20 mph (about 32 km/h) – Writes Daily mail.
The idea is also inspired by cycling legend and writer Simon Warren:
I am ready for life in New Britain GrHate. You are? pic.twitter.com/HVTcroaC8Y
– Simon Warren (@100Climbs) August 17 2022
According to the minister, they do not want to discourage people from cycling, but since many people are speeding or passing through a red light, they are endangering others, while getting no punishment.
For example, they might change the law that punishes cyclists who run over pedestrians with two years in prison.
It is not known how much of the plan can be implemented, because the local governments themselves regulate the speed limit, and the ministry has not released any information officially yet.
Proposals to organize cycling are not at all practical, and even useless
– Tell Duncan Dollymoredirector of the UK Cycling Campaign, who noted that many previous governments had already attempted such regulation, but such initiatives had been rejected.
However, motorists love the idea, and according to a survey by the FairFuelUK group of 1,500 drivers, 91 percent of those surveyed support cyclists with a driver’s licence, another 70 percent believe they should also have insurance, and 80 percent will do so. It also imposes speeding fines. At the same time, 72 percent of those surveyed do not believe that such regulation can come into force.
According to Ministry of Transport figures, 304 pedestrians were injured in Britain in 2020 after being hit by a cyclist, and four people died after being run over.
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