Young people riding bikes without lights to face penalty for Breaking the Law October 22nd, 2015 COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTOR Latest News Shares Comments Police in the area have been noticing a large amount of young people riding their bikes during the hours of darkness without any lights. Contrary to regulation 23(1) of the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989 and section 91 of the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 it is an offence for any person to be in use of a pedal cycle without functioning front and rear lights. You could receive an on-the-spot fixed penalty notice for failing to comply with this law. It is in place so that you can be seen by pedestrians and other road users. Be seen, be safe! Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!