I have today authorised Avon and Somerset Police to charge Nicky Lovell with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.
I have also authorised charges of driving while disqualified; driving without third party insurance; and driving a vehicle and failing to stop after a road accident.
Our thoughts are today with the victims' families."
A vigil to remember a couple who were knocked off their tandem near Bristol was held today, a week after their deaths.
Police said a car struck and killed the cyclists - a man and a woman - before the driver fled the scene of the crash in Bristol.