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Road Safety: Cumbria drivers urged to stick to speed limits

A campaign has been launched in Cumbria to highlight dangers, and reduce the number of injuries, of highways staff working on motorways and major roads.

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'Slow down and show some respect'

It can be a dangerous and, at times, a demoralising job.

Eight people died working on England's motorways and major A roads between 2009 and 2013, and a minority of drivers also spit at and throw things at roadworkers.

Now, the Highways Agency and emergency services in Cumbria have started a new campaign urging drivers to slow down and show some respect.

Katie Hunter reports:

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