Bill calls for tougher penalties for criminal driving offences and better treatment for victims
A Bill which seeks to strengthen penalties for criminal driving offences that lead to serious injury or death was presented to parliament yesterday (12 January).
The Criminal Driving (Justice for Victims) Bill was introduced to the House of Commons by Lib Dem MP Greg Mulholland and has received backing from MPs across the House as well as from the road safety charity Brake.
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The driving test trial
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