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Retired Formula One racing driver David Coulthard is fronting a new campaign aimed at reducing the number of deaths on country roads.
The sporting star - who is from Twynholm in Dumfries and Galloway - wants to show that even the most accomplished drivers can struggle in difficult rural conditions.
Kathryn Samson has this report:
Scottish racing star David Coulthard has fronted a new television advert, aimed at highlighting the dangers of driving on rural roads.
The former Formula One driver is urging motorists to take extra car when driving in the countryside, in a bid to reduce fatalities.
Watch the advert below:
The former Formula One driver David Coulthard is starring in a new safety advert which aims to reduce the number of deaths on country roads.
Coulthard, who comes from the village of Twynholm in Dumfries and Galloway, said he is backing the campaign because he did much of his early driving on rural roads in the south-west Scotland.
In the TV advert, Coulthard demonstrates to motorists that even the best drivers adjust their speed on country roads.