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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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New road safety area opened in Milton Keynes

New road safety area opened in Milton Keynes

A new road safety area was unveiled today at the safety centre’s ‘Hazzard Alley’ by councillor Liz Gifford.

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Highways England announce new road closures in Milton Keynes

Highways England announce new road closures in Milton Keynes

Highways England have announced new road closures to begin at the start of next week.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Driver seriously injured after car hits electricity pole

Driver seriously injured after car hits electricity pole

A man was seriously injured after his car crashed into an electricity pole with morning.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring fireballs to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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No Southern rail services for three days

No Southern rail services for three days

Strike action will mean Southern trains do not call at stations in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire or West Hertfordshire until Friday.

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Queues on the M1

Workman killed in collision on M1 yesterday

A workman has died after a collision on the M1 yesterday, police have confirmed.

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New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

New help for disabled rail travellers on West Coast Main Line

Railway bosses have unveiled a number of new initiatives to make travelling easier for the disabled.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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TRANSPORT: Bletchley road closures announced

TRANSPORT: Bletchley road closures announced

Road closures are being put in place around the Brunel roundabout in Bletchley so that essential works can take place.

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The cars most likely to be written off

Top 10 cars most likely to have been written off revealed

Car history site Mycarcheck.com has released data revealing the 10 cars most likely to have been written off.

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More seats, free wifi and more ticket options in future for rail passengers between Birmingham and London

The Government has set out its plans for the new franchise that will run the Birmingham to London services.

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Airport travel

BA and easyJet passengers could pay £25 charge for flight delay complaints

It could cost airline passengers £25 for making a complaint, following the introduction of new aviation rules.

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Aftermath of the Airlander 10 crash on Cardington Airfield, Bedford. Photo: Glyn Dobbs

£25million Airlander hits telegraph pole on second flight

The world’s largest aircraft was damaged this morning after hitting a telegraph pole during its second test flight.

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CCTV footage shows the gang on the tracks

British Transport Police issue warning after train ‘jumps in the air’

British Transport Police have issued a warning after a gang placed wooden planks across a railway line and watched a train smash into them.

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