Men are less likely to talk than women with 54% of women having had a conversation compared to 37% of men.
Road Safety Week 2011
Heart talks to the families of victims killed in car crashes in the North West
A young person in the North West is, on average, killed every eight days in the North West.
As school children at St Wilfred's Catholic High School in Bootle, Heart's Andy Downton has been talking to Mel Pope from the Wirral. Her husband James was killed in 2009 when a van being driven by a 19 year old hit him head-on, the driver had fell into a diabetic coma.
Andy also talks to the family of Tristan Cook, 16, from Chester who was killed in a car crash in 2009.
Specialist teams are searching land on the Wirral as part of an inquiry into the disappearance of Steven Preston in 1992.
A four-year-old girl died a day after being hit by a car with her Grandmother in St Helens.
Hundreds of thousands of commuters could be affected by strikes as action over driver-only trains spreads to northern rail networks.
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