WHATEVER your view on fox hunting, I am sure your readers will agree that dogs running loose on road is dangerous.

It is not uncommon to see hounds crossing busy roads and being hit by a car, even killed, not to mention that they cause a risk to the driver.

Last week, hounds were on a road near Quarrington Hill at about 3.45pm when visibility was poor. It was a shock when they appeared in front of the car before running off.

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Surely there must be some road safety law which would apply to keep dogs under control?

Name and address supplied, County Durham.