Careless/Reckless cycling

 

Road Traffic Ordinance – Section 46

Careless cycling

(1) A person who uses or rides a bicycle, tricycle or multi-cycle on a road carelessly commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $500.

(2) A person uses or rides carelessly within the meaning of this section if on a road he uses or rides a bicycle, tricycle or multi-cyclewithout due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road. (Amended 89 of 1994 s. 18) [cf. 1972 c. 20 s. 18 U.K.]

Road Taffic Ordinance – Section 45

Reckless cycling

(1) A person who uses or rides a bicycle, tricycle or multi-cycle on a road recklessly commits an offence and is liable in the case of a first conviction to a fine of $500 and in the case of a second or subsequent conviction to a fine of $1000 and to imprisonment for 3 months. (Amended 89 of 1994 s. 17)

(2) On the trial of any person for an offence under subsection (1) he may be acquitted of that offence and be found guilty of an offence under section 46. [cf. 1972 c. 20 s. 17 U.K.]

 

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