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Young drivers four times more likely to be involved in road accidents

Young drivers are four times more likely to be involved in road accidents than other drivers – with the risk increasing when they have a car full of friends.
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Age is no barrier for 84 year old John

An 84-year-old County Durham resident has proved that age is no barrier to good driving after clocking up his eighth success in a driving assessment.
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Schoolchildren are road safety teachers

Schoolchildren have gathered to celebrate a project which sees them teach their peers about road safety.
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Football clubs back campaign to show drink driving the red card

Football clubs across the region have backed a campaign by Road Safety GB North East to give drink driving the red card during Euro 2016.
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Signs of success for schoolchildren

Schoolchildren who have seen their artwork turned into important safety signs have paid a visit to see them in situ.
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Signs of success for 20mph project

Four Chester-le-Street pupils have had their artwork turned into road signs as part of a Durham County Council scheme to implement 20mph speed limits outside schools.
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