Young male drivers will be told to “imagine gran is in the car with them” by the Scottish Government in an attempt to reduce crashes.
Selfish drivers who put others in danger by speeding, using their phones behind the wheel or not wearing a seatbelt are to be hunted down as part of a a Scotland-wide campaign.
The number of incidents involving police vehicles crashing while pursuing suspects has more than tripled over a four-year period.
Shock new figures show a horror smash happened every at a rate of more than one a fortnight on both the A9 and A82 roads over the past five years.
Crashes and deaths on the A9 have dropped significantly in the three years since controversial speed cameras were introduced on the notorious stretch of road.
Four people ended up in hospital after three crashes just hours apart in a day of major incidents on Aberdeenshire roads.
It is the worst nightmare of any parent - a knock on the door in the middle of the night, a police officer on the doorstep.
Roads across the north and north-east are becoming safer - but accidents still claimed 50 lives last year.
Road engineers were yesterday testing the grip at an accident blackspot on a major Highland route where three vehicles slid off the road in less than 24 hours.
A spate of vehicle crashes took place across busy Aberdeen roads yesterday morning.
An accident black spot on a major Highland route is to be resurfaced after three vehicles slid off the road and plunged down the same embankment within 24 hours.
Six people were injured in three separate accidents that happened in quick succession yesterday afternoon blocking major Highland routes, each for more than an hour.
Six vehicles have collided on the north-east's busiest road this morning.
The most senior police officer in the Highlands has issued a stark warning about carelessness on north roads after a spate of fatal accidents.
Two men were rushed to hospital yesterday after a brace of crashes involving lorries on north-east roads.
A road safety campaigner has asked for graphic images of mangled cars to be put in place along one of the most dangerous routes in the Highlands to prevent more accidents.
Residents and politicians have called for action at a north-east accident blackspot where there have been 24 crashes in the past year.
A further warning of traffic problems has been issued by police after a lorry came off of an Aberdeenshire road.
A new campaign has been launched to try and reduce the number of deaths on rural roads across the north and north-east.
A top north-east traffic police officer has insisted he remains committed to making the region's roads accident-free - despite three fatal crashes in the past two weeks.
An Aberdeenshire road has closed after a vehicle overturned on it this evening.
An plane operated by the airline GermanWings has crashed in southern France, it is understood.
He might think he's sexy, and he might know it, but this man's driving will leave you thinking twice about heading out on the roads today.
Homes in Moray were left blacked out after a high performance saloon car crashed into an electricity pole on the region's busiest road.
The north-east is to be hit with more winter weather this week following two days of snow, sleet, wind, ice and rain.
A lorry driver had a lucky escape today when he veered off an Aberdeenshire road.
Motorists across the Highlands were disrupted yesterday after a spate of minor collisions.
A man was taken to hospital after a car went off the road near Hatton of Fintray in Aberdeenshire.
Motorists are facing major delays after two separate car crashes in Aberdeen.
Council chiefs have vowed to press ahead with contentious plans to demolish a centuries-old north-east cottage - after transport giant Stagecoach blamed it for a series of bus crashes.
The parents of a teenager who died in a horrific crash have called for tougher laws to help curb the high death toll on north and north-east roads.