RoadPeace's Allan Ramsay calls for drivers to take cycle test

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If the spate of fatalities (13) and serious injuries (140) involving motor vehicles at railway level crossings has led to a call for specific driver training by Network Rail, why cannot the driving test also include a cycling test, asks Allan Ramsay of RoadPeace.

Because there were at least 10 times that number of cycling casualties last year.

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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.