After a week of treacherous driving conditions the importance of preparing for your journey beforehand has been brought to the fore. The Highways Agency has a handy list of resources to help you stay safe on the roads, you can see them here. Be careful out there.
The MP for Leeds North West gained the award from Brake in recognition of his campaign for automatic licence suspension for drivers who have killed or are caught at twice the drink-drive limit.
The campaign was launched by the family of Jamie Still, a sixteen-year-old who was killed by a drink driver in January 2011. The driver was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, but allowed to keep his licence for eight months while he awaited trial.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 28 year old man from Bingley was killed in a road accident at Addingham , near Ilkley. The accident happened when he lost control of his black Fiat Punto on Ilkley Road and it rolled over. he was declared dead at the scene