M1 crash: Drink-drive mum jailed over deaths of children – BBC News

Posted April 26th, 2022 in children, dangerous driving, drunk in charge, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A mother who killed two of her children when she crashed into a lorry while drink-driving has been jailed for more than four years.’

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BBC News, 25th April 2022

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Changes to the Law on Using a Mobile Phone While Driving – 4 King’s Bench Walk

‘In 2003 the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) (Amendment) Regulations created a specific offence of using a mobile phone while driving. Subsection 110(6)(a) of those Regulations states that a mobile telephone is to be treated as hand-held ‘if it is, or must be, held at some point during the course of making or receiving a call or performing any other interactive communication function’.’

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4 King's Bench Walk, 25th March 2022

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Dangerous driver who nudged Insulate Britain protesters with car says she’s victim of ‘huge injustice’ – The Independent

Posted March 30th, 2022 in dangerous driving, demonstrations, news by sally

‘A mother who used her Range Rover to try to move an Insulate Britain protester blocking the road while she was on the school run has called her court case a “huge injustice.”’

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The Independent, 29th March 2022

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New Highway Code rules for phone usage come into force – everything you need to know – The Independent

‘Drivers could face a fine for just touching a mobile phone while behind the wheel – and the same goes for passengers in certain circumstances under tough new rules.’

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The Independent, 29th March 2022

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Snapchat drink driver Meirion Roberts jailed for death crash – BBC News

‘A man has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison after killing his friend during a high-speed crash.’

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BBC News, 29th March 2022

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Mobile loophole for gaming drivers is closed – BBC News

‘A loophole allowing drivers to escape punishment for handheld phone use if they are taking a photo or playing a game has closed in Great Britain.’

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BBC News, 25th March 2022

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Houghton-le-Spring killer driver’s jail sentence review withdrawn – BBC News

Posted February 28th, 2022 in appeals, dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A driver’s jail sentence for killing a mother in a crash during a police chase will no longer be reviewed to determine whether it was too lenient.’

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BBC News, 27th February 2022

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Radcliffe death: Driver who left girl, 11, dying in road is jailed – BBC News

‘A “reckless” driver who left an 11-year-old girl lying fatally injured in the road has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 17th February 2022

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Driver jailed after father-of-one died in crash in Wool – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who is thought to have fallen asleep before his car crashed into two cars, killing a father-of-one, has been jailed for three years and four months.’

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BBC News, 8th February 2022

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Tougher rules from March for drivers using mobile phones – The Independent

Posted February 2nd, 2022 in dangerous driving, fines, news, road safety, telecommunications by sally

‘Drivers will face tougher rules from March when it comes to the use of mobile phones and other devices behind the wheel.’

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The Independent, 1st February 2022

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Major legal changes needed for driverless car era – BBC News

Posted January 26th, 2022 in accidents, computer programs, dangerous driving, news, road safety by sally

‘Human drivers should not be legally accountable for road safety in the era of autonomous cars, a report says.’

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BBC News, 26th January 2022

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Driver jailed after pretending to be undercover police officer following crash – The Independent

‘A driver who pretended to be an undercover police officer and brandished a knife after crashing his car under the influence of drugs has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 13th January 2022

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Road rage driver who rammed moped jailed after pillion passenger’s death – The Independent

Posted January 7th, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A car driver in a rage who chased a moped through the streets before ramming the vehicle and fatally injuring its pillion passenger has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Salford police chase: Banned driver jailed for dangerous driving – BBC News

Posted January 7th, 2022 in dangerous driving, imprisonment, news, sentencing, theft by tracey

‘A banned driver who sped at up to 100mph (161km/h) in a stolen car while being pursued by police has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 7th January 2022

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Television producer cleared of deliberately causing car to crash into his bike – The Independent

Posted January 7th, 2022 in accidents, dangerous driving, news, personal injuries by tracey

‘A television producer has been cleared of deliberately causing a car to crash into the back of his bike in a case described as “unique and bizarre” by his celebrity lawyer.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Driver who failed to replace worn tyres before fatal crash is jailed in landmark case – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 21st, 2021 in accidents, dangerous driving, health & safety, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘Henry Reynolds was warned his rear tyres were near the legal limit but continued to drive a further 7,000 miles on them.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th December 2021

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Student nurse jailed for killing teen after falling asleep at wheel – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2021 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, nurses, sentencing by sally

‘A student nurse from London was found guilty of causing the death of a 13-year-old girl after falling asleep at the wheel.’

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The Independent, 19th December 2021

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Man to be sentenced for murder of hotelier and trying to kill his own mother – The Independent

Posted December 20th, 2021 in attempted murder, dangerous driving, families, murder, news by sally

‘An artist found guilty of the murder of millionaire hotelier Sir Richard Sutton and the attempted murder of his own mother will be sentenced on Monday.’

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The Independent, 20th December 2021

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Motorist jailed for running over cyclist who spat on his car – The Guardian

Posted December 15th, 2021 in dangerous driving, grievous bodily harm, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A motorist who deliberately ran over a cyclist after the victim spat on his luxury Land Rover during a road rage row has been jailed for 18 months.’

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The Guardian, 14th December 2021

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Police officer cleared over moped rider’s death during high-speed chase – The Independent

Posted October 13th, 2021 in dangerous driving, homicide, news, police, professional conduct by tracey

‘A Metropolitan Police officer has been cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of an 18-year-old man during a high-speed chase.’

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The Independent, 12th October 2021

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