A mother whose 13 year-old daughter was killed by a speeding driver says she hopes her death will be a warning to others. Amy Hofmeister died while cycling close to her home in Taunton.
Shortly afterwards her mother Jane started the "THINK Amy" campaign. It's just been given charitable status, with top cricketer Marcus Trescothick as patron. Eli-Louise Wringe reports
Police in Dorset are looking out for drivers who are speeding or using mobile phones today.
The crackdown is taking place on the A30 in Sherborne and Shaftesbury as part of United Nations Global Road Safety Week.
Officers will also be giving advice to shoppers and schoolchildren. They'll be focusing on how to keep pedestrians safe.
Road markings are to be changed on the B3157 Coast Road between Weymouth and Bridport as part of efforts to cut accidents. Highways staff at Dorset County Council will start at the bend at Bagwell Farm, near Chickerell, and move west towards Bridport.
Stop and go boards will be used where necessary. The work is due to start on Monday, December 10th and is scheduled to take a week.
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.