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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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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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Gridlocked traffic

Aylesbury brought to a standstill by burst water pipe

Aylesbury’s roads were brought to a standstill this morning as a result of a burst water pipe.

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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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Thornborough junction

Lone Tree Junction petition reaches 2000 signatures

A petition to add additional safety measures to the A421 junction in Thornborough has gained over 2000 signatures
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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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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the M40 yesterday

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle collision on the M40 in Oxfordshire which resulted in a woman being seriously injured.

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Emergency services at the scene of the crash in Stoke Mandeville

UPDATED: Cyclist sadly dies after being hit by train in Aylesbury

A cyclist has died after being hit by a train on tracks close to the Southcourt crossing in Stoke Mandeville.

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Claudiu Almasan

‘Tired’ Arla lorry driver from Hemel Hempstead jailed for killing grandmother and her dog

A lorry driver has been jailed for two years and eight months for causing the death of an elderly woman and her dog.

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Martin Tett

Bucks County Council wins mitigation to reduce impact of HS2

A raft of new measures to reduce the impact of HS2 in Buckinghamshire has been won by the county council.

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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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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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ROAD WORKS REPORT: Is your area going to be affected?

ROAD WORKS REPORT: Is your area going to be affected?

Check to see if the roads you use will be affected by roadworks in the coming days...

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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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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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MHBG-01-05-14 M40 GV  General view of the M40 motorway  Picture by Lucy Ford NNL-140429-173919009

M40 resurfacing works to start next week

Resurfacing work on the M40 will be taking place over the next few months.

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