It's Road Safety Week in the West Country.
As well as warnings about drink-driving, students in Bristol have been taught the dangers of using mobile phones at the wheel.
30,000 drivers in the South West have points on their licences for the offence. But Joe Burns from road safety charity, Brake says they want tougher penalties.
Drivers across our region are being told to avoid the dangers of using a mobile phone while on the road.
The 'Brake' charity says that more than 30 thousand drives in the South West have points on their licence for using a mobile phone at the wheel.
Today marks the start of 'Road Safety Week' across the UK.
There are fears West Country gardens could soon come under attack from a particularly slimy Spanish invader.
The Spanish slug was first spotted in the UK earlier this year.
Scientists warn this new variety poses much more of a threat to plants, especially if they create a new hybrid.
Lauren Hall reports.
The Bank Holiday has once again proved a washout across the region, with heavy rain and strong winds putting a dampener on many events.
There's also been heavy traffic on major routes as holidaymakers decided to go home early.
Our reporter Jeff Welch braved the rain to see how people have been coping with a miserable Monday:
It was supposed to be Britain's greatest summer. The Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics were meant to boost tourism across the country. But the bad weather has caused fears that businesses here in the South West won't get the late boost they were hoping for.
Hannah Thomas reports on the summer that never sizzled.
The weather forecast with Kate Reeves
Weather experts say this March will be one of the hottest on record, with temperatures warmer than places like Barcelona, Nice and Majorca.
Our reporter Cordelia Lynch has spent the day at Weston-super-Mare.
With temperatures reaching almost 20C, people in Weston-super-Mare are making the most of it. Here are some pictures sent from our reporter Cordelia Lynch.
Blue skies and sunshine. Great conditions for much of the last week in March. Temperatures pushing 20C again. Cloud and cooler from Thursday - still dry.