2,500 police in cycle safety operation

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.

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Operation to cut cycle deaths

More than 6,000 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.