£220 fine for Essex cyclist caught riding without lights

A 23-year-old from Essex finds himself £332 out of pocket after being stopped by police for riding his bike without lights or reflectors

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Chelmsford Magistrates Court has fined a cyclist £220 after he was stopped by police for riding without lights.

Roman Abramov, 23, from Grays, received the fine, as well as £90 costs and a £22 victim surcharge after his case went to court on Tuesday, October 13, according to the Essex Chronicle.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.