Richard was taken away too soon. It shows what he would miss if he wasn’t around, with the message: “Don’t miss what’s round the corner. Stuart, 23, said: “Losing my best mate Richard will live with me forever and was one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to go through. “He was committed to the game and I’m sure he would have gone on to big things. Police Scotland said the taxi boss was “likely to cause a threat to public safety” after he was caught breaking road laws. He said: “Richard lived for rugby and was one of the most talented youth players I’ve ever seen. Stuart is supporting the new road safety campaign, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. The sporting hero and his pal and team-mate Richard Wilkinson were passengers in a car which flipped over during a 90mph race on a country road. 'I wasn’t pushed onto the streets’ Homeless man tells of life living under railway arch for more than a decade. “You just don’t know what is round the corner, and motorists need to realise they aren’t invincible and that it could happen to them. SQA blasted over exam downgrading of state school pupils. SCOTS rugby ace Stuart Hogg’s world fell apart when his best friend died in front of him six years ago. Richard was just 17 when he died and Stuart is still haunted by the accident which has inspired him to front a hard-hitting new road safety campaign. Sam Faulkner paid £50 for the fishing-themed cake. Donald Trump to build second golf course in Scotland. ● Find out more at the web page dontriskit.info , see Road Safety Scotland on Facebook or follow @roadsafetyscot on Twitter . The adorable Goeldi's monkey has been named Mercury after Queen legend Freddie Mercury. An Air ambulance was called to the incident north of Balfron on Sunday afternoon. 'Nothing would change my mind' Hundreds of rebels defy Nicola Sturgeon warning and head over border to watch Old Firm clash. Four emergency workers needed medical attention after the Network Rail manager allegedly forgot to activate the handbrake in the powerful SUV. “My priorities have changed since becoming a dad. Stuart and Richard were waiting on a minibus to collect them from a sevens tournament in Kelso in April 2009 when a friend offered them a lift. David Tennant offers The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss a job cleaning his house if career ever stalls. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. A film crew will be flying in to Scotland to capture shots of the snow-capped mountains and scenic views. Scots rape counsellor drafted in to train Cyprus cops after gang rape scandal. “It took a long time to find the strength to get back in a car and I only passed my driving test to help pursue a rugby career. 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Now Stuart, from Hawick, is backing a campaign by the Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland that urges drivers to watch their speed on country roads. “We are urging drivers to take extra care on country roads, including those they travel on frequently as you can’t be sure what’s round the corner.”. “She’s got Archie settled into a routine and I’m looking forward to him coming along to see me play rugby when’s he’s older. Richard was just 17 and Stuart is still haunted by the accident. “Now every time I go on the pitch, I play for the two of us. He said: “Richard lived for rugby and was one of the most talented youth players I’ve ever seen. “I could have been killed and know I’m very lucky to still be here. Owen Farrell. The Glasgow Warriors fullback and wife Gillian, who are already parents to 10-month-old Archie, are expecting their new arrival on April 4. “Losing Richard made me realise just how short life is and now everything I do is for him. Removal of poster backing JK Rowling's stance on transgender rights at Edinburgh station triggers complaint battle. He added: “Seeing the crash scene was tough and it took me back. “I looked for Richard but it was too late. He was dead. Flasher grabs woman and exposes himself in Falkirk. The actor is backing calls for a royal pardon for Captain William Kidd, from Dundee. “I think about him every day and all of the things he’s missed out on.”. Clyde hero Ally Love reveals the Danny Lennon pre-match tactic that inspired Partick Thistle win. Stonehaven tragedy probe after hero firefighters injured in car crash while responding to accident. The Met Office yellow weather warning kicks in at 3am on Monday and last until around 9am on Tuesday with large parts of the country braced for torrential rain. Stuart, 24, said: “We played rock, paper, scissors because we both wanted the front passenger seat. The development will be built near his current course on his Menie Estate, Aberdeenshire. Our. Poignant footage with members of the emergency services also features, as they open up about how the tragedies affect their lives, too. “I managed to force the glass in the back window and climb out. Our. He said: “You never know what hazards are waiting round the corner. Stuart revealed the touching news in a film for a new hard-hitting road safety campaign, and paid tribute to his pal Richard Wilkinson. “I’m very careful when I’m driving, especially when I have Gillian and Archie in the car. Stuart and Richard were passengers in a car which flipped over during a 90mph race on a country road. Love scored the only goal of the game to earn The Bully Wee their first win over the Jags since 2007. Luxury Bishopton home that comes with state-of-the-art cinema room goes up for sale. Amazonia at M&D's Theme Park welcomes baby monkey. Driving too fast and leaving too little time to react to unpredictable road conditions are the main causes. Because it was a three-door car, we were trapped inside. Accidents on rural routes account for more than 55 per cent of fatalities on Scotland’s roads. “Losing him had a massive impact on my life – he’s missed out on so many things. Scot 'wrongly' arrested for racial abuse 'in tatters' after parking row. You mush give this dish a go for winter as Karen takes us through her mushroom channelloni with tarragon recipe. It happened so fast and because it was a three-door car, we were trapped inside. Extinction Rebellion activists targeted Barclay Bank’s links to the multi-million pound design museum. Manhunt launched after Edinburgh woman is robbed of her engagement ring by mugger on bike. Specialist cops rumble huge £1m cannabis farm inside former nightclub building. Hamilton Advertiser: Karen's Kitchen recipes. Steven Gallant attacked terrorist Usman Kahn - but was handed a reprieve by Her Majesty after risking his life. Last year alone, 755 people were killed or seriously injured on country roads – and three out of four of those were men. ● For more information, visit dontriskit.info or check out the Road Safety Scotland Facebook and Twitter (@roadsafetyscot) pages. Network Rail bosses received hundreds of messages after removing a poster backing the author’s controversial transgender comments. The gunshot victim was a tourist and had been staying on a luxury residential estate. It’s a sight that will stay with me for the rest of my life.”. He pays tribute to his pal on the pitch by making a W sign every time he scores. The suspect is described as white, of medium build, with short dark hair and had a local accent. Stuart said: “We didn’t think twice and even played rock, paper, scissors because we both wanted to sit in the front passenger seat. British holidaymaker shot in the face in Marbella and is in critical condition. SCOTS rugby ace Stuart Hogg’s world fell apart when his best friend died in front of him six years ago. He was dead. The man is described as white, slim build, aged in his late 30s or early 40s with short black hair. Stuart Hogg Popularity . Human rights campaigner bids to become Scotland’s first refugee MSP. You can unsubscribe at any time. Jessica Chalmers was hailed as 'the best mum' by her daughter's dad. The new road safety advert appears on TV, cinema screens and digital radio and follows a fictional character losing control of his car on a country road with devastating consequences. The teenagers were waiting on a minibus to collect them from a sevens tournament in Kelso in April 2009 when a friend offered them a lift. Double motorbike crash closes A81 in the Trossachs as air ambulance deployed. The 53-year-old never imagined himself having a 'normal' office job and always preferred being outside before setting up his home underneath the railway arch several years ago.
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