THE IAM has revealed thataverage sentence for causing death by dangerous driving is just four years – 62 per cent shorter than for manslaughter.The figures have been provided by theMinistry of Justice and show that those sentenced to prison
-R1000 on a 60mph stretch of road. Purves admitted a charge of dangerous driving on the A702 near West Linton in the Borders in a previous appearance at Peebles Sheriff Court.He has also been disqualified from driving for five years.
A VAN driver found guilty of death by dangerous driving after he hit a motorcyclist head-on has been told he faces a jail sentence. Ian Fleig, 47, of Lingfield Drive, Worth, was found guilty of death by dangerous driving unanimous jury verdict last
FOUR BIKERS are facing prison sentences after their friend - also on a motorcycle - was killed while performing a high-speed wheelie.The four have been convicted of dangerous driving but were acquitted of causing the death of Martin Firth, of Beal
with the driver of the car he collided with.In court, Huntington admitted dangerous driving and was given a nine-month prison sentence, which was suspended for a year. He was also ordered to pay £170 costs, as well as undergoing an extended driving test before he
driving in a style the police describe as 'short of what is safe', prosecutors can now press charges of dangerous driving, which carries a maximum two-year sentence. Earlier this year Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Ken Macdonald said: "Such cases
driving.Current laws mean that someone convicted of death by dangerous driving can be sentenced to 14 years in prison, while the penalty for careless driving has a maximum penalty of a £2,500 fine.The planned changes mean that, although offenders could
on his Kawasaki ZX-10R, on the A470 at Bron Aber, near Trawsfynydd.The officer told the court he had considered calling-off the chase as he felt it was becoming too dangerous.Jones was handed a four-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, when he
by the police riding the stolen motorcycle 10 days after he'd absconded on it from Miller's Mortorcycle Shop in Ardstraw.The dealership also gave Lennox a helmet and jacket for the test drive.Lennox also admitted driving while disqualified, dangerous driving
under "Three Strikes And You're Out" guidelines. The US court's move makes Jack Straw's 'we're gonna get tough and double the maximum jail sentence for dangerous driving' look a bit tame, doesn't it?
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