Dangerous Driving: Sentencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 14th June 2021.

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Photo of Taiwo Owatemi Taiwo Owatemi Labour, Coventry North West

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.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

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

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