A cyclist from Oakville, Ont., was charged on Monday morning after allegedly riding on Highway 401 near Port Hope.
According to Northumberland OPP, around 10:20 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a bicyclist riding in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 just east of Wesleyville Road.
OPP say the 21-year-old cyclist was escorted off the highway. He was subsequently charged under the Highway Traffic Act with riding a bicycle on a controlled-access highway.
No name was released.
OPP advise all cyclists to ensure they know the rules of the road and safety by visiting the provincial Ministry of Transportation’s website.
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