Young drivers’ awareness event to be held

The event will feature a live extrication from a vehicle demonstration, similar to this one.
The event will feature a live extrication from a vehicle demonstration, similar to this one.

A young drivers’ awareness event takes place on Monday at Alnwick Fire Station from 6.30pm.

It is aimed at 14-to-24-year-olds, plus parents, and is designed to promote road safety.

It has been arranged by the fire and rescue service, police and Northumberland Community Safety.

During the evening, there will be interactive and vivid briefings from emergency personnel, the chance to try out the Road Respect simulator and beer goggles to experience the dangers of drink-driving and see a live extrication from a vehicle.