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Dashcam detectives looking out for dangerous drivers

It's hoped dashcam footage can be used to prosecute more careless drivers.

A driving instructor from Peterborough has launched a campaign to install dashcams into as many learner cars as possible to improve the driving standards of other motorists.

The 'Dash Cam scheme' was set up to highlight incidents of careless and dangerous driving on the roads and to help prevent serious crashes.

They are hoping it will encourage police to find and prosecute bad drivers.

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Drivers urged to switch off mobiles

Brake are running the campaign for Road Safety Week Credit: PA

A crack-down on drivers across the region who use their mobile phone at the wheel will be begin this week.

The campaign from charity Brake comes during Road Safety Week and motorists are being urged to switch off their phone whist driving in order to avoid fatal accidents.

Currently, more than 80,000 drivers across the region have points on their licence for using their mobile phone.