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Too many dangerous drivers escape justice, researchers warn

Researchers from the University of Leicester led by Professor Sally Kyd have issued a warning that too many prosecutions for dangerous driving fail to materialise, due to lack of funding and regional inconsistencies in Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) demands on police.   Publishing a report at the end of a research project funded by the […]

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Drug driving prosecutions double in 2018

A record 10,215 cases in England and Wales were sent to court in 2018 compared with 5,368 during the previous 12 months, according to data published by the Ministry of Justice. Since new laws came into force in March 2015, there is virtually zero tolerance for drivers apprehended with illegal substances such as heroin, cocaine […]

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