Police on streets to cut cycle deaths

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.

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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.