David Logan jailed for 10 years for killing family in Dalton crash – BBC News

‘A persistent drink-driver has been jailed for killing a father and his two children in a crash while they were out for a Father’s Day walk.’

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BBC News, 19th April 2021

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Newcastle e-scooter students banned for drink-riding – The Independent

Posted March 29th, 2021 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, fines, news, road safety, sentencing by tracey

‘Five students have been banned from the roads after being caught riding e-scooters while over the drink-drive limit.
The men, aged between 19 and 22, were all stopped by police while misusing the hire vehicles in Newcastle. Their actions have resulted in the city’s scooters – which were only launched in February – being shut down over night to prevent similar incidents.’

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The Independent, 28th March 2021

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Matthew Topham: Lottery winner sentenced over fatal crash – BBC News

Posted March 12th, 2021 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing, suspended sentences, unlawful killing by sally

‘A lottery winner who caused a fatal Christmas Day crash when he took his eyes off the road to find his young son’s teddy bear has avoided jail.’

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BBC News, 11th March 2021

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Harry Dunn crash: Biden team says Anne Sacoolas extradition refusal ‘final’ – BBC News

‘The new Biden administration has said the US government’s decision to refuse an extradition request for Harry Dunn’s alleged killer was “final”.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2021

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Wirral driver, 88, who killed cyclist sentenced to curfew – BBC News

Posted January 28th, 2021 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing, unlawful killing by sally

‘An 88-year-old driver who killed a cyclist by driving over him on a roundabout has been sentenced to a curfew.’

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BBC News, 27th January 2021

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Harry Dunn: CPS pursue case against suspect despite immunity ruling – BBC News

‘The Crown Prosecution Service has said there remains a “realistic prospect of conviction” for Harry Dunn’s alleged killer despite a High Court ruling she had diplomatic immunity.’

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BBC News, 20th December 2020

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Man who drove at co-workers after Christmas party jailed – BBC News

Posted December 17th, 2020 in attempted murder, dangerous driving, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A sweet factory worker who drove his car at a group of colleagues after he was punched at a Christmas party has been jailed for 30 years.’

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BBC News, 16th December 2020

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Harry Dunn’s family can appeal against High Court ruling – BBC News

‘The parents of Harry Dunn have been granted permission to appeal against a High Court ruling over the diplomatic immunity of his alleged killer.’

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BBC News, 3rd December 2020

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Harley Watson hit-and-run: Terence Glover admits manslaughter – BBC News

‘A man has admitted killing a 12-year-old boy in a hit-and-run near a school.’

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BBC News, 30th November 2020

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Harry Dunn’s family lose High Court battle against Foreign Office – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 24th, 2020 in costs, costs capping orders, dangerous driving, diplomats, immunity, news, treaties by sally

‘Harry Dunn’s parents have lost their High Court battle against the Foreign Office over whether their son’s alleged killer had diplomatic immunity.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th November 2020

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Driver who ‘fell asleep’ jailed for causing death – BBC News

Posted November 16th, 2020 in dangerous driving, elderly, imprisonment, news, sentencing, unlawful killing by sally

‘A pensioner who caused the death of a woman after “falling asleep” has been jailed for a year.’

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BBC News, 14th November 2020

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Harry Dunn death: family begins court case against Foreign Office – The Guardian

‘The family of Harry Dunn, the 19-year-old motorcyclist killed outside a US airbase, have begun their court case seeking a ruling that the Foreign Office acted unlawfully in granting diplomatic immunity to the American driver of the car that killed him.’

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The Guardian, 11th November 2020

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Father jailed over son’s death in M62 ‘race’ – BBC News

Posted November 3rd, 2020 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who caused the death of his son after racing with another driver at more than 100mph has been jailed for four-and-a-half-years.’

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BBC News, 2nd November 2020

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Drivers who kill others could receive life sentences under new laws – BBC News

‘Drivers who kill others after speeding, racing or using a phone could receive life sentences under new legislation.’

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BBC News, 14th September 2020

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Harry Dunn: Family to meet with top prosecutor amid talks over trial in absentia – The Independent

‘The family of Harry Dunn has been invited to a meeting with the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) amid government discussions about the possibility of a trial in the absence of the teenager’s alleged killer.’

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The Independent, 8th September 2020

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Harry Dunn’s parents drop plan to sue US government – The Independent

‘The parents of Harry Dunn have dropped plans to sue the US government over his death in a crash allegedly involving the wife of an American intelligence official. Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn said they had made the decision in the hope the Trump administration would allow suspect Anne Sacoolas to face the UK justice system.’

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The Independent, 1st September 2020

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Drug dealer jailed for crash that killed London bus driver – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2020 in accidents, dangerous driving, imprisonment, news, sentencing, unlawful killing by sally

‘A convicted drug dealer who killed a bus driver and injured 14 people in a multi-vehicle crash has been jailed for seven years and eight months.’

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BBC News, 27th August 2020

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Harry Dunn death: Anne Sacoolas faces possible trial in absentia – The Guardian

‘The attorney general for England and Wales, Suella Braverman, is considering trying the wife of a US intelligence officer in her absence on a charge of causing the death by dangerous driving of the teenager Harry Dunn.’

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The Guardian, 25th August 2020

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Driver jailed for head-on crash with cyclists in Bargoed – BBC News

Posted August 25th, 2020 in bicycles, dangerous driving, drug abuse, news, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who ploughed head-on into four cyclists at 60mph has been jailed for two years and eight months.’

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BBC News, 24th August 2020

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Anisha Vidal-Garner death: Man jailed after Brixton police chase – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2020 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘The son of a barrister who killed a woman in a hit-and-run crash during a police chase, throwing her in the air “like a rag doll”, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 27th July 2020

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