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Prosecutions for dangerous driving may have fallen, according to new statistics, but only because the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has moved the goal posts.

Despite the CPS announcing they are going to get tough on bad driving, nothing has changed. They still prefer to charge dangerous drivers with careless driving because they are more sure of a conviction!

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Keith Bingham joined the Cycling Weekly team in the summer of 1971, and retired in 2011. During his time, he covered numerous Tours de France, Milk Races and everything in-between. He was well known for his long-running 'Bikewatch' column, and played a pivotal role in fighting for the future of once at-threat cycling venues such as Hog Hill and Herne Hill Velodrome.