Drivers who pass cycle training scheme could get cheaper insurance

Drivers who pass cycle training scheme could get cheaper insurance

Idea forms part of government plan to protect cyclists and other vulnerable road users

Drivers could be given cheaper insurance if they take cycle training, while police will make it easier for people to submit video clips showing dangerous driving, under a new plan to protect vulnerable road users announced by the government.

The two-year scheme will also see a new “cycling and walking champion” appointed, with councils encouraged to spend 15% of their transport budget on active travel.

Related: Ten everyday ways drivers make cyclists feel unsafe

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Source: Guardian Transport

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