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VOLUME: XV
ROAD TRAFFIC
CHAPTER: 69:01
Part:XI Offences by Drivers of Vehicles other than Motor Vehicles ss 9396

93.     Driving under the influence of drink

            Any person who when driving or attempting to drive, or when in charge of a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, on a road or in a public place, is under the influence of drink or drugs to such an extent as to be incapable of having proper control of the vehicle shall be guilty of an offence and shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than P500 but not more than P2 000 or to imprisonment for a term of not less than six months but not more than 15 months, or to both.

94.     Reckless driving

            Any person who drives any vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, on a road or in a public place, recklessly or at a speed or in a manner which is dangerous to the public, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, including the nature, condition and use of the road and the amount of traffic which is actually, or which might reasonably be expected to be on the road, at the time, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than P500 but not more than P2 000 or to imprisonment for a term of not less than six months but not more than 15 months, or to both.

95.     Careless driving

            Any person who, on a road or in a public place, drives a vehicle other than a motor vehicle, without due care or attention, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than P100 but not more than P2 000 or to imprisonment for a term of not less than one month but not more than 15 months, or to both.

96.     Restrictions on riding cycles

            (1) No person shall ride a cycle on a road unless he is seated astride the saddle of such cycle.

            (2) Persons riding cycles on a road shall ride in single file except in the course of overtaking another cycle and two or more persons riding cycles shall not overtake another vehicle at the same time.

            (3) No person riding or seated on a cycle on a road shall take hold of any other vehicle in motion.

            (4) No person riding a cycle on a road shall deliberately cause such cycle to swerve from side to side.

            (5) No person riding a cycle on a road shall carry thereon any animal or article which obstructs his view or which prevents him from exercising complete control over the movements of such cycle.

            (6) No person riding a cycle on a road shall carry thereon more than one person who shall not be carried otherwise than sitting on a carrier securely fixed to the cycle or on a step especially fitted to carry a passenger.

            (7) A person riding a cycle on a road shall do so with at least one hand on the handle-bars of such cycle.

            (8) Whenever a road authority has set aside a portion of a road for use by persons riding cycles, no person shall ride a cycle on any other portion of such road, except for the purpose of crossing the road.

            (9) Any person who contravenes a provision of this section shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding P1 000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both.