Drivers to be prosecuted for taking photos of lorry crash on mobile phones – The Independent

‘More than a dozen drivers will be prosecuted for taking photos of a lorry crash in Cambridgeshire, say police.’
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The Independent, 29th May 2015

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The new drug-driving offence – Park Square Barristers

‘For many years, there has been a prescribed limit to the amount of alcohol one may have in one’s system when driving, but there has been no parallel legislation or specified limit in relation to drug-driving, prescribed or otherwise.’

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Park Square Barristers, 24th February 2015

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Man who drove into lollipop lady found guilty of driving without due care – The Guardian

Posted May 17th, 2014 in accidents, driving without due care & attention, fines, news by sally

‘A motorist who ploughed into a lollipop lady and a group of children outside a primary school during a coughing fit has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention.’

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The Guardian, 16th May 2014

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Emma Way: Driver in #bloodycyclists Twitter storm convicted after knocking cyclist off bike – The Independent

“A 22-year-old woman who posted about ‘bloody cyclists’ on Twitter hours after knocking a cyclist off his bike has been convicted of failing to stop and failing to report an accident, but cleared of driving without due care and attention at Norfolk Magistrates Court today.”

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The Independent, 19th November 2013

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Ranulph Fiennes crashed car after falling asleep following race – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 8th, 2010 in driving without due care & attention, news by sally

“Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes momentarily fell asleep at the wheel of his car and crashed into a vehicle on the opposite side of the road after completing a gruelling mountain race, a court heard today.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th September 2010

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Huddersfield hit-and-run death driver jailed – BBC News

“A man who was driving a car which hit and killed a teenager in West Yorkshire has been jailed for 18 months.”

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BBC News, 21st July 2010

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Woman fined over baby death crash – BBC News

Posted September 11th, 2009 in driving without due care & attention, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who admitted causing the death of a baby in a car crash in Bedfordshire has been fined £2,500.”

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BBC News, 11th September 2009

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Motorist who killed pensioner fined £50 – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 11th, 2008 in driving without due care & attention, fines, news, sentencing by sally

“A motorist who killed a pensioner while driving friends to a band rehearsal has been fined just £50.”

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Daily Telegraph, 10th September 2008

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