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Staff at RAF Croughton to get road safety training following death of Harry Dunn

Staff at RAF Croughton will be given road safety training Credit: PA

Police are to give road safety training to all staff at a US base in Northamptonshire after the death of Harry Dunn.

The 19-year-old died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire on August 27 last year.

Anne Sacoolas, the wife of a US diplomat, is believed to have been driving on the wrong side of the road and has since been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Despite the UK making an extradition request for Mrs Sacoolas, the Prime Minister has said the chances of her returning are "very low".

Harry Dunn's motorbike crashed into a car outside RAF Croughton on August 27 last year

Last week, footage emerged of another driver in a near-miss on the wrong side of the road near RAF Croughton.

The footage was released as Northamptonshire police revealed details of another incident, in which a police vehicle was struck by a car being driven on the wrong side of the road in October.

The video, reported to Northamptonshire Police on Saturday, shows a car with what appears to be a registration number used on US government vehicles in the UK.

The Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police, Nick Adderley, says staff at the RAF base and new arrivals will be given free training from March 12, including on Highway Code awareness, UK road laws and protocols.

I will provide the funding for this.

Cost is not a primary issue here, saving lives and remembering Harry Dunn is. I have a number of other ideas and suggestions which are for a later meeting at the base.

As the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire I have to take all reasonable steps to mitigate risk.

Regardless of other countries, this is a mitigation measure I want to take.

– Nick Adderley, Chief Constable for Northamptonshire Police

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' Please Drive on Left signs' and arrows have been placed on the B4031 road outside RAF Croughton Credit: PA