WITH reference to the letter from Iris Jordan referring to the general conduct of many cyclists (The Press, September 4), I certainly agree with many of her observations and comments, especially the use of some kind of audible means of approach.

The introduction of a tax for cycles to use the roads and cycle ways may be difficult to police.

Perhaps the introduction of a road worthiness certificate for each cycle, along with a third party insurance, may discourage those who ride on footpaths while using their mobile phones.

It is illegal to use a mobile phone in a motor vehicle while driving, why should this not apply to cyclists?

Ray Barker, Motorist and cyclist, York