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Bicycles (Lighting Offences)

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 7 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions for riding a bicycle without proper and adequate lighting there have been in each of the last three years.

The available information is given in the following table; information for 1979 is not yet available.Persons proceeded against for riding a pedal cycle during the hours of darkness without proper and adequate lighting*

England and Wales
YearNumber of persons proceeded against
* Road Traffic Act 1972, section 74.