Cautions, Warnings and Prosecutions for illegal acts on bicycles and electric scooters
Dear Sussex Police,
Please provide details of the number of recorded cautions, warnings and prosecutions (as available) within West Sussex for the following offences in the years 2018, 2019 and 2020 (year to date figures if audited published figures are not available):
The illegal act of using an electric scooter on a public highway, contrary to Section 34 of the Road Traffic Act 1998 together with Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835 (reference https://commonslibrary.parliament.uk/e-s...)
The illegal act of riding a bicycle (electrified or otherwise) on a footpath or path specifically for pedestrian traffic, contrary to Rule 64 of the Highway Code and therefore Section 72 of the Highways Act 1835 (reference https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-highway-...)
The illegal act of riding a bicycle not fitted with a rear reflector and lit front and rear headlights, contrary to Rule 60 of the Highway Code and therefore Regulations 13, 18 and 24 of the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989 (reference https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-highway-...)
Your Ref: Cautions, Warnings and Prosecutions for illegal acts on bicycles and electric scooters
Our Ref: FOI 0051/21
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