Dangerous driving conviction upheld for close pass despite appeal

The national cycling charity has welcomed the outcome

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Cycling UK has said that it is a "relief" to see close passing being taken seriously, after a driver's appeal to have his conviction downgraded from dangerous to careless driving was refused.

Patrick John Kelly was charged with dangerous driving in May following the offence in July 2018, when he passed a group of 18 riders from Spires CC.

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