Bike cops back on patrol
Bike cops are coming back to Essex after police scapped the bike section in a cost-cutting exercise in 2000.
Since the move, deaths on the road have risen, according to ICEssex.co.uk
Click here for the full ICEssex story (external site). The county is going to spend £72,000 on equipping and running six new bikes from January 2006.
The new patrols will be used to improve rider safety and as a rapid response unit.