Safer Driving Needed

We're being told to take more care when we're on the roads, after a higher number of collisions than normal over the weekend.

Experts say it could be due to the good weather causing an increase in the number of vehicles on the road and a drop in driver's concentration levels.

One collision at Parracombe on Sunday involved two motorcycles, and both riders died.  Police closed the road while they carried out a thorough investigation of the scene.

Superintendent Swarbrick said:" Devon & Cornwall Police welcome careful motorcyclists to the roads in these two beautiful counties.  Unfortunately, over this very hot and pleasant week-end, a number of road users have lost their lives.  This tragic fact should be seen as a warning to all road users, particularly motorcyclists.  We regret the loss of life and aerious injury that has resulted over the past two days and we implore all road users to slow down and take more care."

To hear from Neil Grieg from the Institute of Advanced Motorists, click here.

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