Dangerous cyclists could face tougher sentences for driving offences under new proposals

Dangerous cyclists could soon face tougher sentences, a video report explains.

New proposals could soon mean that dangerous cyclists could face tougher sentences, similar to those imposed on drivers - this video report explains.

Motorists can face a life sentence if they’re convicted of causing death by dangerous or reckless driving, but a current loophole allows a cyclist to be jailed for a maximum of two years for “wanton and furious driving.”

Parliament will debate on Wednesday whether to make amendments to the Criminal Justice Bill to clamp down on rogue cyclists.

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