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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

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Massive boost for Melton bypass campaigners

Generations of Melton people who have wanted a bypass to ease traffic congestion in the town received a huge boost this week when the Government agreed to pay nearly £3 million towards creating a business case for building a major part of it.

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Police name motorcyclist killed on the A607 near Melton

Police have named the motorcyclist who was killed after his machine was in collision with a car on the A607 at Croxton Kerrial.

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Melton bypass plan gets massive cash injection

Melton’s long-awatied bypass moved a step nearer today after the Government agreed to pay nearly £3 million towards creating a business case for the relief road.

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This footage of a pensioner on a mobility scooter almost struck by a car was captured on Jim Taylor's dashcam.

Motorist films moment when pensioner on mobility scooter nearly collides with car on Grantham road

A motorist has captured the moment when a pensioner nearly collided with a car while crossing a road on his mobility scooter.

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Person trapped in wreckage after two cars collide at Old Dalby

Firefighters had to free someone who was trapped in a car after two vehicles were in collision at Old Dalby.

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Motorcyclist killed in road collision at Waltham

A motorcyclist died when his motorcycle was in collision with a car on the A607 at Waltham.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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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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Motorist rescued from flood waters in Wymondham

Firefighters rescued a motorist after their vehicle got stuck in heavy flood waters at Wymondham last night (Monday).

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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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Female casualty trapped in vehicle after accident near Melton

Firefighters had to cut a female casualty free of the wreckage when the car she was travelling in was involved in an accident this morning (Monday).

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Two cars collide in Melton leading to traffic jams

There has been heavy traffic in Melton this morning (Wednesday) after two cars were in collision in the town centre.

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Woman is cut from wreckage after road collision at Asfordby Hill

Woman is cut from wreckage after road collision at Asfordby Hill

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after the vehicle she was travelling in was in collision with another at Asfordby Hill this morning (Tuesday).

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Police close a small section of Drummond Road on Sunday morning following a one vehicle RTA.

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Photographer *** Local Caption *** Police close a small section of Drummond Road on Sunday morning following a one vehicle RTA.

Man taken to hospital after two-car collision at Queniborough

A man is being treated in hospital after being cut free from the wreckage of a road accident at Queniborough this afternoon (Monday).

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BREAKING NEWS: Police name 77-year-old man who died after being in collision with a car in Melton

BREAKING NEWS: Police name 77-year-old man who died after being in collision with a car in Melton

The 77-year-old man who died after being in collision with a car in Melton has been named by police at Brian Underwood, who lived in the town.

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Train halted near Melton after ploughing into four cows on the line

Firefighters were alerted when a train was halted near Melton after striking and killing four cows which had wandered on to the track.

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Two-car crash on A46 at Ratcliffe

Two vehicles collided on the A46 at Ratcliffe this afternoon (Tuesday).

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