On the spot fines for cyclists?Posted November 26th, 2013
On Friday we discussed a Private Member’s Bill from Deputy Timmy Dooley concerning ‘hit and run’ collisions. Elements of the Bill were accepted by Leo Varadkar, Minister for Transport. This is a welcome demonstration of how backbenchers from any party can make a contribution to the work of the government.
I chose to focus my remarks mainly on investing in road maintenance and introducing on the spot fines for cyclists and pedestrians in breach of the traffic laws.
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