Blackpool Police crack down on pavement cyclists

Cyclists caught riding on pavements in Blackpool risk £100 fine and are offered a free place on a council-run safety course

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Police in Blackpool are clamping down on cyclists who ride on the pavement in an attempt to avoid potential collisions with pedestrians.

According to a report in the Blackpool Gazette, officers stopped 25 people on Whitegate Drive on the first day of the operation, all of whom were warned they face a £100 fine if caught again.

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