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Killer Drivers to Face Life Sentences

4 Dec 16

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences, under plans put forward by Government Ministers.

Dangerous drivers causing death by speeding, street racing or while on a mobile phone are among those now facing the same sentences as those charged with manslaughter. Offenders who cause death by careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs could also be handed life sentences – an increase on the current 14 year upper…


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