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The West Midlands has become the toughest place in the country for drivers who don't leave enough room for cyclists.
Today police carried out stings on motorists in Birmingham who broke the law while overtaking an undercover police officer on a bike.
West Midlands Police is the first force in the country to target motorists like this, but many drivers say it's not always possible to leave the one and a half metres the law dictates. Chris Halpin reports.
Drivers face being prosecuted in the West Midlands if they do not give cyclists enough room on the road.
West Midlands Police is the first force in the country to target drivers who do not leave a safe passing distance when overtaking bikes.
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