Guernsey couple Peter Root and Mary Thompson killed during round-the-world cycling tour in Thailand

British couple killed during round-the-world cycling tour after being run over by pick-up truck in Thailand Peter Root and Mary Thompson were both artists aged 34 from GuernseySet off in July 2011 and had cycled through Europe, Middle East and ChinaCouple run over by pick-up driver in Phanom Sarakham, Chachoengsao By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 13:27 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:59 GMT, 18 February 2013 A British couple on a round-the-world cycling tour have been killed in a road crash in Thailand.

Young woman, 20, knocked down and killed at accident blackspot where her uncle had been campaigning for a crossing for ten years

Young woman, 20, knocked down and killed at accident blackspot where her uncle had been campaigning for a crossing for ten years Vicki Woodbridge was killed as she crossed a busy road in Swanley Her uncle Robert Woodbridge is a councillor for Swanley Town Council He campaigned for more than 10 years for the speed limit to be reduced PUBLISHED: 15:00 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:44 GMT, 7 February 2013 Vicki Woodbridge, 20, who died after she was hit by a car in Swanley The uncle of a woman who was knocked down and killed at an accident blackspot campaigned for the road to be made safer for more than a decade. Vicki Woodbridge, 20, was crossing the busy London Road, in Swanley, Kent, on January 30, when she was hit. She was rushed to King's College Hospital, in central London, where she was put on a life support machine but died the following day from serious head injuries

The cyber road test that stops teenage drivers making the mistake that left me paralysed for life

New weapon in the war against the biggest killer of young people: The cyber road test that stops teenage drivers making the mistake that left me paralysed for life | UPDATED: 22:29 GMT, 29 December 2012 Like most teenagers who have just passed their driving test, Lauren Eade is keen to get behind the wheel as often as possible. So she sets off one crisp winter afternoon – and I am beside her

Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jams

Police to put up huge fences at scenes of motorway crashes to stop rubberneckers causing traffic jamsGovernment purchased 3,000 screens measuring two metres in heightScreens cost 2.3 million and form part of DfT's CLEAR initiativeScheme aims to improve accident clear-up times750 million cost to economy due to traffic incidents in England every year | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 27 December 2012 Drivers who peer across motorway lanes to observe the aftermath of crashes are to be thwarted in a bid to prevent traffic jams.

Aldham plane crash: One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond

One dead after plane crashes into a tree before landing in a pond | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 8 December 2012 One person was killed when a light aircraft crashed into a tree in a village today, police said. Emergency services went to the scene after a member of the public called police reporting that the plane had come down at Aldham near Hadleigh, Suffolk. After hitting the tree, the plane became submerged in a pond.