Cycling under the influence

Briefing
What's the law on cycling and alcohol?

Cycling under the influence

Headline Message 

This briefing explains the law on cycling under the influence of drink or drugs. It should be read in conjunction with our policies on cyclists' behaviour and the law.

Cycling UK View 

Please refer to Cycling UK's briefing on cyclists' behaviour and the law for our policies on cycling offences.

Download the full detailed campaign briefing 
Riding whilst under the influence of drink or drugs is an offence.