Tag Archives: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland bike crime falls by 18% in 2020 despite surge in sales

Reported bicycle crimes fell by 18% in Northern Ireland in 2020 compared to 2019, according to the latest crime figures from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The first lockdown, from March to May 2020, saw May with the steepest decline, reporting a 15% drop compared to May 2019. …

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Northern Ireland scraps “outdated” e-bike rules

Cycling UK has welcomed the Northern Ireland Assembly’s decision yesterday, 12th May, to relax regulations on the use of e-bikes (electrically assisted pedal cycles or EAPCs). The move comes into force today and brings Northern Ireland into line with the rest of the UK, where e-bikes are exempt from the …

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E-bike insurance set to be offered in Northern Ireland after proposed law change

A Northern Ireland comparison website is set to offer insurance for e-bike users after a proposed change to the law which will boost the use of electric bikes in the province. Compare NI has said that Stormont’s plans to reclassify e-bikes as bicycles rather than mopeds will lead to an …

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