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Motorcyclists in National Parks

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1412: tabled on 27 January 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes concerns expressed by National Park residents regarding weekend motorcyclists; further notes that everyone, including motorcyclists, should be free to safely enjoy the beautiful landscapes of National Parks; expresses concern that some motorcyclists disregard speed limits, endangering the safety of themselves and others; expresses further concern that speeding produces excessive noise pollution, disrupting the tranquillity of National Parks; recognises that those issues are particularly acute during the prime motorcycling season running from early Spring and to mid-Autumn; further recognises huge spikes in motorcycle traffic in National Parks following national covid-19 restrictions; notes that parish councils received a record number of complaints regarding motorcyclists in 2020; and urges the Government to introduce average speed cameras throughout National Parks, legislate to decrease noise pollution and increase police patrols during the peak motorcycle season.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.