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Road safety 'shock tactics' to warn teenage motorists about the dangers of driving

Fire fighters free trapped motorists in a road crash reconstruction Photo: ITV Central

The emergency services are using shock tactics to get the road safety message across to teenagers in a town with the worst accident fatality record in Leicestershire.

Leicestershire Police and fire officers are showing a graphic video and crash reconstruction to students at Robert Smyth Academy in Market Harborough.

There were 11 fatal road accidents in the area last year - 35% of the total for the whole of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Pupils watch safety video warning of the dangers of driving for teenagers Credit: ITV Central

The police are targeting sixth-formers because of the high numbers of accidents involving young and new drivers