Grant Shapps launches crackdown on killer cyclists: Transport Secretary vows to create new ‘death by dangerous cycling’ law
- The Transport Secretary has said he wants to properly punish dangerous cyclists
- Grant Shapps has slammed a ‘selfish minority’ of aggressive UK road riders
- The measures will come to Parliament in the Transport Bill this autumn
- Read the full story on Mail+ here
Killer cyclists will be prosecuted in a similar way to motorists under a crackdown proposed today by Grant Shapps.
Writing for The Mail+, the Transport Secretary says he wants to close an ‘archaic’ legal loophole which means reckless cyclists who kill pedestrians can only be jailed for a maximum of two years.
He hits out at ‘a selfish minority’ of…