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Lower speed limits in towns 'would need Tynwald support'

Would reduced speed limit encourage more cycling?

An MHK wants to know whether the Isle of Man plans to introduce a lower speed limit in towns to encourage more cycling.

Middle member Bill Shimmins told the House of Keys the World Health Organisation recommends a speed limit of 20mph in urban settings.

He asked the Chief Minister whether changes could be made on the Island to make it safer for cyclists.

Howard Quayle says such a move would need the support of Tynwald:

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