Following on from yesterday’s story Dubai has confiscated thousands of bikes from road maggots for inappropriate cycling.
More than 11,000 bicycles have been confiscated in the past two months because riders were behaving dangerously – including cycling against the flow of traffic – Dubai Police have revealed.
The figures were revealed after the Dubai Executive Council passed a new law outlining new cycling rules – such as a ban on riding on roads with a speed limit of more than 60kph.
And fines for cycling offences can now reach as much as Dhs1,000.
“Bad cycling practices are causing road casualties and it is our job to put an end to this,” said Colonel Saif Al Mazrouei, the director of Dubai Traffic Police.
“This new law will provide the right tools to combat bad cycling.” Read more »