Man on road

The Government?s new Road Safety Act has now been passed and the CTC, the national cyclists? organisation has dubbed it ?a missed opportunity to make a real difference for all vulnerable road users?.

MPs chose to overlook measures that would improve safety on our roads, such as a default 20mph speed limit in urban areas, and a lower drink-drive limit. Moreover, the new Act does nothing to address legal inconsistencies regarding bad driving offences, making it very hard to secure convictions for the more serious dangerous driving offences.

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