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Introduction of new pedal cycles Fixed Charge Penalty Notices (FCPNs)

New FCPNs launched by Minister Donohoe and An Garda Síochána

Checkpoint Fixed Charge Penalty Notices (FCPNs) for cycling were introduced by Minister Donohue on the 31st July 2015.

The FCPNs are for a range of offences, listed below:


Regulation

 Description of Offence

Fixed Charge

 

4(a)

No front lamp or rear lamp lit during lighting-up hours on a pedal cycle.

€40

4(b)

Cyclist driving a pedal cycle without reasonable consideration.

 

€40

4(c)

Cyclist failing to stop for a School Warden sign.

€40

4(d)

Cyclist proceeding past traffic lights when the red lamp is illuminated.

 

€40

4(d)

Cyclist proceeding beyond a stop line, barrier or half barrier at a railway level crossing, swing bridge or lifting bridge, when the red lamps are flashing.

 

€40

4(e)

Cyclist proceeding into a pedestrianised street or area.

 

€40

4(f)

Cyclist proceeding past cycle traffic lights when red lamp is lit.

 

€40