Cutting M62 death toll

Police in West Yorkshire are working in a bid to cut the death toll on the M62.

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Video: Police safety crackdown on M62

Police are cracking down on motorists whose reckless driving is putting lives at risk on one of the region's busiest motorways.

There's been more than 900 accidents on the M62 in West Yorkshire over the last five years - eleven of which were fatal - and police are promising to increase patrols to cut down on driving habits which lead to serious accidents.

Lorry drivers particularly have also come in for strong criticism for "tail-gating" cars. David Hirst reports.


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