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Hundreds of police took to London's most dangerous junctions today to launch a cycle safety campaign designed to save lives.
Across the capital officers handed out penalty notices to cyclists and motorists, as well as offering advice on how to make their journeys safer.
The rush-hour operation is a direct response to an recent increase in accidents - which saw six cyclists killed in just two weeks.
Piers Hopkirk reports.
Police have responded to the spate of cyclist deaths by posting hundreds of officers on London's busiest junctions. Six people were killed within two weeks of each other while riding in the capital this month.
Today, in a high-visibility operation, police are handing out penalty notices to drivers, and stern advice to cyclists who break the rules of the road. Piers Hopkirk reports.
Police are offering safety information to pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, and drivers.
More than 2,000 police officers have been deployed to busy road junctions across London today, in a special operation aimed at cutting the number of cycling deaths. It follows a recent wave of fatal crashes in the capital.
The surge will see 2,500 officers hand out leaflets and fixed penalty notices at 166 junctions marked as the capital's worst.