The Hereford Times is calling on drivers to take more care following a dark period for crashes on our roads.

Our #SlowDownStaySafe campaign urges people to reduce their speed following a worrying spate of accidents, some of which ended in tragedy.

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It is not yet known if speed was a significant factor in any of the following accidents, nevertheless they serve as a stark reminder that drivers must take great care on Herefordshire's winding rural roads.

We will be repeating our #SlowDownStaySafe reminders as the nights darken until the clocks go back on Sunday, October 27.

Toll of road accidents in Herefordshire since the end of August 2019