The Scottish rally championship returns to the region this weekend with the fifth round taking place in Dumfries.
It's been almost one month since three spectators were killed on the Jim Clark rally in the Borders.
With the tragic accident fresh in everyone's minds, safety is top of the list of priorities this weekend.
Lori Carnochan has been at the rally headquarters in Dumfries.
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