Police increase controls on cyclists

Police increase controls on cyclists

As of today, cyclists in Berlin must expect increased controls. The police want to keep a close eye on bicycles on the road for a week starting Monday (26 July 2021).

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The aim is to achieve more safety, it said in a statement. The police also announced that violations against cyclists and cyclists will be punished. In addition, electric bicycles are to be technically inspected. Manipulations had already been detected more often in the past years. The police bicycle squad will also be present during the checks. Six cyclists, seven pedestrians and five car occupants have already died in accidents on Berlin's roads this year.
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| Last edited: Tuesday, 27. July 2021 13:23 Uhr

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