Bristol: Man jailed for causing bus to crash into Bishopsworth house – BBC News

Posted April 21st, 2023 in criminal damage, dangerous driving, imprisonment, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A driver who caused a collision that saw a double-decker bus hit a house has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 20th April 2023

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Driver caught on CCTV running over men jailed – BBC News

‘A BMW driver has been jailed for seven years after he was caught on “shocking” CCTV footage driving at a group of people in the City of London.’

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BBC News, 13th April 2023

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What factors are relevant and admissible to establish that driving is dangerous? – Drystone Chambers

Posted April 12th, 2023 in appeals, chambers articles, dangerous driving, news by sally

‘In the recent case of R v Holder [2023] EWCA Crim 5 the Court of Appeal considered what conduct was encompassed with the definition of “dangerous driving” under the Road Traffic Act 1988.’

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Drystone Chambers, March 2023

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Cheshunt railway tracks Land Rover driver jailed for 10 years – BBC News

Posted April 6th, 2023 in criminal damage, dangerous driving, drug offences, guilty pleas, news, railways by michael

‘A drug dealer who drove a car along a railway track while fleeing police has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 5th April 2023

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Driver jailed for deliberately hitting Solihull pedestrian – BBC News

‘A driver who mounted a pavement and deliberately hit a pedestrian has been jailed for 13 years.’

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BBC News, 22nd March 2023

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Tehleigher Bunting: Judge made mistake sentencing killer driver – BBC News

‘The mum and stepdad of a 14-year-old girl who was killed by a speeding driver have been told the judge made a mistake when sentencing him.’

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BBC News, 10th March 2023

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Driver jailed for injuring PC with stolen car in Birmingham – BBC News

Posted February 28th, 2023 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, news, police, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who left a police officer with serious injuries after hitting him with a stolen car has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 27th February 2023

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Swansea: Family feud brawlers sentenced after cemetery fight Published 14 hours ago – BBC News

‘Seven men involved in a cemetery brawl that left two people seriously injured have been sentenced for their roles in a family feud during two funerals.’

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BBC News, 20th February 2023

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Hull man jailed for killing two boys in Anlaby Road bike crash – BBC News

Posted February 2nd, 2023 in dangerous driving, guilty pleas, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A driver who killed two boys while using a bus lane “as a racetrack” has been jailed for nine years.’

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BBC News, 1st February 2023

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Caerphilly man, 96, warned about sight jailed for killing pedestrian – BBC News

‘A 96-year-old driver who killed an 84-year-old pedestrian after being warned he should not drive by an optician has been jailed for more than two years.’

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BBC News, 28th January 2023

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Moment Anne Sacoolas sentenced for Harry Dunn death – BBC News

‘Anne Sacoolas has been sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 12 months, for the death of motorcyclist Harry Dunn in 2019.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2022

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Ramsgate crash: Drug-driver who killed father and daughter jailed – BBC News

‘A drug-driver who killed a pregnant woman and her father when he mowed them down after mounting a pavement has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 8th December 2022

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What is diplomatic immunity and how does it apply to Harry Dunn death by careless driving case? – The Independent

‘Here, the PA news agency looks at how diplomatic immunity affected the 19-year-old’s case, and why Sacoolas was able to appear in court via video-link from her home country.’

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The Independent, 8th December 2022

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Met Police officer cleared over car chase death of 10-year-old and aunt – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, negligence, news, police by sally

‘A Metropolitan Police officer has been cleared over the deaths of a 10-year-old boy and his aunt following a police chase.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th December 2022

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Driver who killed cycling policewoman Lynwen Thomas jailed – BBC News

Posted November 21st, 2022 in dangerous driving, homicide, imprisonment, news, sentencing, telecommunications by tracey

‘A van driver who killed a cycling off-duty policewoman while on his phone has been jailed for five years.’

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BBC News, 19th November 2022

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Harry Dunn: US citizen pleads guilty to causing death of British teenager by careless driving – The Independent

Posted October 21st, 2022 in accidents, dangerous driving, diplomats, families, guilty pleas, homicide, immunity, news by tracey

‘A US citizen has admitted responsibility for the death of a British teenager in a crash near a US military base. Anne Sacoolas, 45, pleaded guilty to causing the 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn’s death by careless driving in August 2019.’

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The Independent, 20th October 2022

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St Helens: Brothers jailed for driving van at police officer – BBC News

Posted October 13th, 2022 in dangerous driving, drug offences, news, police, sentencing by tracey

‘Two brothers have been jailed after a van was driven at a police officer leaving him with serious injuries.’

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BBC News, 12th October 2022

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Van driver avoids jail for punching cyclist unconscious – BBC News

Posted October 5th, 2022 in assault, compensation, dangerous driving, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘A van driver who knocked a cyclist unconscious in a road rage attack has been spared jail.’

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BBC News, 4th October 2022

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Harry Dunn crash: Anne Sacoolas appears by video link before UK court – The Guardian

Posted September 30th, 2022 in bail, dangerous driving, diplomats, families, homicide, immunity, news by michael

‘Her appearance, sitting beside one of her lawyers, marks the end of a three-year wait by Dunn’s family for criminal proceedings to begin. They listened from the public gallery at Westminster magistrates court as the case was sent to the Old Bailey.’

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The Guardian, 29th September 2022

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Drug driver jailed for deliberately crashing car into pensioner’s bungalow – The Independent

‘A drug driver who deliberately crashed his BMW into a pensioner’s bungalow has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 28th September 2022

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