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Yesterday was emergency mini budget day.

In fact, it was emergency maxi budget day and some of you will be no longer driving (because you can’t afford it), and may be cycling everywhere.

In case you decide to cycle from the pub, see Section 51 of the Road Traffic Act 1961.

“51.—(1) A person shall not, in a public place—

( a ) drive or attempt to drive, or be in charge of, animal-drawn vehicle, or

( b ) drive or attempt to drive a pedal cycle,

while he is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a drug to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper control of the vehicle or cycle.”

One Comment

  1. That section was repealed by the 2010 Act however it also created a contemporary equivalent in the same Act.