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.
David Coulthard spoke movingly of his family's loss:
Lynsay Jackson died suddenly at home at Templand, Crossmichael, near Castle Douglas where she lived with her husband and baby daughter. She was described by her family as a wife, a mother, and free-spirited fun-loving girl.
Lynsay Jackson, the sister of Formula One driver David Coulthard, has been found dead at her home near Dumfires in Scotland. Here are some facts about her:
35 years old- Married environmental health officer Will Jackson in August 2011
Used to run The David Coulthard Museum dedicated to her brother's sporting achievements in his home village of Twynholm, Kirkcudbrightshire
David Coulthard once said she had more "natural" driving talent than him
The sister of Formula One racing star David Coulthard has been found dead at her home in Crossmichael, South West Scotland.
Police and ambulance crews were called to the home of 35 year-old Lynsay Jackson this morning.
Mrs Jackson ran the David Coulthard Museum in Twynholm. She is survived by her husband, Will, and eight month old daughter Emilie.
Her mother and father Joyce and Duncan Coulthard are flying home from Australia where they are on holiday. The news was broken to them early this morning and to brother David who was appearing live on cook programme on TV – it is believed the news was broken to him after show.