Tackling common, bad driving offences effectively would help create a safer and more attractive environment for cycling and walking. (This briefing covers: speeding, drink/drug driving, mobile phone use, driving without entitlement).
80-year-old George Barrett was sentenced today to a suspended prison term, having been convicted of causing the death of cyclist and Cycling UK member Ian Jobson by careless driving. It raises the question of how we deal with the mobility of an ageing population and the tests needed to ensure that both elderly drivers and others with impairment are still fit, and safe, to drive.
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