Chief Inspector Andy Charlton, Head of Traffic, Nottinghamshire Police, has told ITV News that drivers are not adjusting their driving to new types of rural roads.
A survey by the road safety charity Brake revealed male drivers are more likely to overtake blind and speed on rural roads.
In 2011, almost 1,200 people lost their lives on rural roads.
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A dry and sunny day, with any mist or fog patches lifting. It will feel warm, but a little cooler nearer the coast.
Any mist and fog will quickly clear in the morning to leave a very warm and sunny day for most.