Extra officers and specially-trained staff are starting visits to vulnerable people - as reports tend to increase at Christmas.
Dorset Police Giving Road Safety Advice
Police in Dorset are handing out 20,000 road safety flyers this week.
Half are being given to drivers in the Shaftesbury area as part of an anti-speeding operation on Wednesday.
Messages on them include asking parents of young children to teach them about road safety.
It's part of United Nations Global Road Safety Week - click here for more information.
West Quay Watermark's first restaurants are opening, ahead of a bowling alley and cinema.
26-year-old mum of two Natasha Wake was stabbed to death at a house in Harley Gardens in Boscombe.
Hundreds waved off the Royal Navy aircraft carrier on its final journey from the city, to a Turkish scrapyard.
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