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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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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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Two vehicle collison on Hatters Way

Drivers were caught in delays in Luton this morning as Hatters Way was closed as police attended a road traffic collision.

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Porz Avenue roundabout diversion from 22/10/16 to 30/10/16. Photo provided by Central Bedfordshire Council.

Essential roadworks on Porz Avenue

Drivers are being advised that Porz Avenue roundabout in Dunstable will be closed next week.

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Luton teen died in high speed bike crash

Luton teen died in high speed bike crash

A teenager lost control of a motorcycle which then crashed leaving him with fatal injuries, an inquest has heard,

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Luton man killed in M1 crash

Luton man killed in M1 crash

A Luton man has died after a collision on the M1 in Northamptonshire.

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UPDATE: Three taken to hospital after two vehicle collision in Luton

Police are investigating a road traffic collision in Luton involving two vehicles.

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School bus company hits back over ‘unfair’ petition

A petition asking for Central Bedfordshire Council to remove Barton Coach Company from providing the council’s school transport has reached more than 100 online signatures.

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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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Two vehicles involved in serious collision on Stockingstone Road

Police are at the scene of a serious two vehicle road traffic collision on Stockingstone Road, Luton.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Consumers are facing bad news at the pumps as the cost of fuel rose this week, with unleaded petrol now at 111 pence per litre - 0.5p per litre more expensive than the price seven days ago.

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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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Thameslink and Great Northern introduce new team of rail enforcement officers. Photo by Peter Alvey Photography

Thameslink introduces new team of rail enforcement officers

Thameslink and Great Northern are improving the security at stations and on-board rail services by introducing a team of 22 rail enforcement officers (REO).

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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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