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Dangerous Driving Carry Harsher Sentences

The maximum sentence for both the offences of causing death by dangerous driving & causing death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs will shortly be increased to include life imprisonment; following a government consultation. In addition, a new offence of causing serious injury through careless driving; which will be punishable by imprisonment, will be introduced. The maximum sentence for causing death by racing, speeding or using a mobile phone will be increased to life imprisonment. These changes are…

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