Millionaire’s son jailed for causing girl’s death by dangerous driving – The Guardian

Posted March 8th, 2019 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A millionaire’s son has been jailed for 18 months after admitting causing the death of a girl who died nine years after a car crash.’

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The Guardian, 7th March 2019

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Cricklewood Islamic Centre: Man who drove at worshippers jailed – BBC news

‘A man who deliberately drove at worshippers leaving an Islamic community centre has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 6th March 2019

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Driver who killed 11-year-old had been banned three times – The Guardian

‘A driver who confessed to a hit-and-run that killed a young boy had previously been banned from driving on three occasions. Michael Ricardo Robinson, 31, pleaded guilty to causing the death of 11-year-old Taylor Schofield by dangerous driving on 12 January at Manchester crown court. He was sentenced to six years and eight months’ imprisonment on Wednesday.’

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The Guardian, 20th February 2019

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Drink-driver who went wrong way on M4 near Reading jailed – BBC News

Posted February 11th, 2019 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, news, road traffic offences, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who drove the wrong way down a motorway while more than three times the drink-drive limit has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2019

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Carol Boardman death driver jailed for 30 weeks – The Guardian

‘A driver who fatally ran over the mother of the Olympic cyclist Chris Boardman has been jailed for 30 weeks.’

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The Guardian, 31st January 2019

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‘I’d do it again,’ said driver who killed four in crash, as judge asks for tougher sentencing powers – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 29th, 2019 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘A judge has urged parliament to introduce tougher sentences for people who cause multiple deaths by dangerous driving after jailing two brothers who killed four people in a high speed chase.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th January 2019

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Driver jailed after mother lost unborn baby in Somerton crash – BBC News

‘A driver who caused a crash in which a mother lost her unborn child has been jailed for more than three years.’

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BBC News, 25th January 2019

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Wanted man who taunted police on Instagram from Dubai jailed after being extradited back to UK – The Independent

Posted January 24th, 2019 in bail, dangerous driving, extradition, news, sentencing, weapons by tracey

‘A man who taunted police in Instagram posts from Dubai has been jailed after he was extradited back to the UK.’

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The Independent, 23rd January 2019

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Taxi driver stopped with ice-filled alcoholic drink next to driving seat found to be four times over limit – The Independent

Posted January 17th, 2019 in dangerous driving, drunk in charge, news, sentencing, taxis by tracey

‘A taxi driver who consumed a “shocking” amount of alcohol before getting behind the wheel of his cab has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 16th January 2019

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Man who killed friend in club crash ‘rage’ jailed for life – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2018 in assault, attempted murder, dangerous driving, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who killed his friend when he drove a car into a crowd in a “drink-fuelled rage” has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2018

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Dangerous Driving, Joint Criminal Enterprise and Ex Turpi Causa Defence: is Mens Rea made out? – Zenith Chambers

Posted December 14th, 2018 in dangerous driving, ex turpi causa, joint enterprise, news by sally

‘In the case of Kelly Wallett (on her own behalf and on behalf of the dependants of Ian Hill (Deceased)) v Vickers [2018] EWHC 3088 (QB) the High Court considered (heard on 14.11.2018) issues of joint criminal enterprise in the context of the ex turpi causa defence.’

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Zenith Chambers, 26th November 2018

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Coventry supermarket death crash bus company fined £2.3m – BBC News

‘A bus company that ignored warnings about a driver who crashed into a supermarket, killing two people, has been fined £2.3m.’

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BBC News, 27th November 2018

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Dangerous driving, joint criminal enterprise and ex turpi causa defence: is mens rea made out? – Zenith PI

‘In the case of Kelly Wallett (on her own behalf and on behalf of the dependants of Ian Hill (Deceased)) v Vickers [2018] EWHC 3088 (QB) the High Court considered (heard on 14.11.2018) issues of joint criminal enterprise in the context of the ex turpi causadefence.’

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Zenith PI, 26th November 2018

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Bin lorry driver jailed for schoolgirl’s death – The Guardian

‘A bin lorry driver who killed a 14-year-old girl after pulling on to a treacherous main road without looking and hitting a school minibus has been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2018

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Labour MP’s brother admits perverting course of justice – The Guardian

Posted November 6th, 2018 in dangerous driving, deceit, news, perverting the course of justice by sally

‘The brother of a Labour MP has admitted perverting the course of justice by lying to police about who was driving a speeding car.’

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The Guardian, 5th November 2018

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Baby-faced criminal who bragged about joyriding in Rolls Royce photo and terrorised community is jailed – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 1st, 2018 in assault, dangerous driving, news, police, recidivists, sentencing, young offenders by sally

‘A baby-faced teenage criminal who terrorised a local community and bragged about his joyriding lifestyle by posing in a Rolls Royce has finally been sent to prison after 47 convictions for 77 crimes.’

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Daily Telegraph, 31st October 2018

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Hit-and-run crashes rise by 45% in four years – BBC News

Posted October 29th, 2018 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing, statistics by sally

‘The number of hit-and-run crashes in England and Wales has risen by 45% in four years, the BBC has learned.’

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BBC News, 28th October 2018

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Ford, Fiat and Nissan ads banned for dangerous driving – BBC News

Posted October 24th, 2018 in advertising, complaints, dangerous driving, news, ombudsmen, road safety by tracey

‘Three different carmakers have had ads banned for encouraging unsafe driving.’

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BBC News, 23rd October 2018

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Judge calls airport’s drop-off charge a “disgrace” as teacher avoids jail for driving into worker – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 24th, 2018 in airports, dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A teacher who drove into an airport worker following a row over a new £3 drop-off charge has been spared jail after a judge said he agreed the levy was an “absolute disgrace”.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st September 2018

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‘Grotesque’ killer driver jailed for Trafford Park crash – BBC News

Posted August 22nd, 2018 in dangerous driving, news, sentencing by sally

‘A speeding driver who killed a teenage girl in an “act of grotesque selfishness” at a “car cruise” has been jailed for nine years and nine months.’

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BBC News, 21st August 2018

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