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Dangerous Driving: Sentencing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 10677, tabled on 4 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether the Government plans to increase sentences for people who cause death by careless driving while not under the influence of drink or drugs.

Answered on

14 June 2021

The government keeps offences and penalties under revew. We have no current plans to increase the maximum penalty for causing death by careless driving.