Lights on bicycles

Meeting: 
MQT on 2007-05-23
Session date: 
May 23, 2007
Reference: 
2007/1047
Question By: 
Sally Hamwee
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will you ensure that Transport for London promotes the use by cyclists of effective front and rear lights for safety reasons, and lobbies for bicycles to be sold only when equipped with front and rear lights?

Answer

Answer for Lights on bicycles

Answer for Lights on bicycles

Answered By: 
The Mayor

For the last two years TfL has run a `winter cycling' campaign which promotes the use of lights at night. In addition, TfL supports the police with information and awareness campaigns targeted at cyclists.