The public are to be asked their views on the future of a north-east danger road just days after the latest crash on the route left three people in hospital.
The A947 Aberdeen to Banff road has become notorious for serious and fatal car crashes, the latest of which took place on Tuesday involving a blue BMW and a white Mazda.
One woman had to be removed from her vehicle by the fire service and the three people involved were taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a precaution.
Now the local authority wants to up safety across the route and needs the approval of its infrastructure services committee to seek the public’s views. If approved, the consultation process is expected to begin by July
A traffic survey will also be undertaken to determine the safety measures needed.