Real Life Stories

These are all accurate descriptions of real collisions, some of the names have been changed to protect the identities of those involved.

Whilst no graphic imagery is shown during the films, some viewers may find the content upsetting.

The Honest Truth is supported by the Road User Support Service (RUSS). RUSS is a unique organisation based in the South West that helps people who are dealing with emotional problems and trauma following a road traffic incident.

Anyone who has been affected by a road traffic incident can find more information about RUSS.

Mike's Story

Mike was out on his bike, planning to cycle along the sea front to get some fresh air. His route took him along a fairly…

Josh's Story

A young motorist who had taken Ecstasy and Cocaine was jailed for seven years after his dangerous driving caused the death…

Emily's Story

Emily was a passenger in a vehicle and was unaware that the man who was driving didn’t have the permission of the…

Sally's Story

Sally was a passenger in a car with her friends when they were asked by the Police to move on, so decided they would travel…

Ryan's Story

One evening Ryan, 19, and two mates went out for a quiet drink with friends; the driver Ben had not had any alcohol, or…