A woman whose 13-year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death can be a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling in Taunton three years ago. Now her mother Jane's campaign has won charitable status and she wants her message to go nationwide.
Leonard Jones was racing his girlfriend home from the pub when the crash happened. He was jailed for seven years. His girlfriend Leanne Burnell, who encouraged him, was sentenced to three and a half years.
Children concerned about road safety have a made a film to raise awareness. Pupils at Ashley Down Primary School in Bristol made the film to help launch a national road safety scheme headed by the Department for Transport, Aardman Animations and the RAC.
People in Bristol will be able to ask Mayor George Ferguson and Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens questions about road safety at a summit today.
The reactivation of speed cameras in the city is expected to be one of the issues discussed. The event takes place at City Hall at 4pm.
Mayor George Ferguson said: "The road safety summit will bring together everyone who has an interest in making our streets safer – not just council officers and the police – but community groups, young people and special interest campaigners."
Children in the south west want motorists to drive more slowly near their schools and homes, according to a road safety charity. 74% of youngsters surveyed by the group Brake agreed on slower speeds. The charity's begun a campaign for lower speeds as part of Road Safety Week.