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New initiative launches in Derbyshire to try and give cyclists more protection on the roads

Operation Close Pass wants motorists to leave 1.5 metres when overtaking anyone on a bike.

A new initaitive has launched across Derbyshire-in a bid to improve the relationship between drivers and cyclists on the County's Roads.

Operation Close Pass is encouraging motorists to leave 1.5 metres when overtaking anyone on a bike.

Police Sergeant Adam Shipley is behind it-he says everyone on the road has a role to play and is calling for everybody to show more respect to each other.

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