Truck driver fined more than £1,000 for passing too close to cyclist

Thirteen people have been prosecuted as a result of passing too close to cyclists in the West Midlands

A close pass law was due to be introduced in Ireland

(Image credit: Police Scotland)

A truck driver has been fined more than £1,000 and given five points on his driving licence for passing too close to a cyclist.

The unnamed driver, aged 60, had to pay £1,038 to cover fines and costs after being found guilty of an unsafe manoeuvre in Tipton, the West Midlands, in November 2016.

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