Robert Shepherd was left blind and epileptic after he crashed his motorbike into a lorry.
He is hoping to encourage other bikers to take road safety seriously:
More top news
Peter MacMahon takes a look at Labour's use of the Barnett Formula as a stick to hit the SNP.
As the Second World War loomed, Silloth Airfield brought thousands of people to the quiet community. Their stories are now being recorded.
The deadline to register to vote is Monday 20 April. Registering takes less than three minutes - here is our how-to guide.