PMQs: New dangerous cycling laws considered, Theresa May says – BBC News

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Media captionDangerous driving offences should be extended to cyclists, tells Labour’s Heidi Alexander

The government says it will consider new laws to tackle dangerous cycling.

Theresa May built specific commitments in PMQs when asked about the trial of a cyclist who knocked over and killed a woman.

Cyclist Charlie Alliston – whose fixed gear bike had no front brakes – was cleared of manslaughter last month but convicted for the purposes of the 19 th century offence of “wanton or furious driving”.

Labour MP Heidi Alexander said this law was “hopelessly outdated and wholly inadequate”.

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