Bike cops back on patrol

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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

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.

MCN Staff

By MCN Staff