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Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts, 2005/06

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Table 32
Causing death by dangerous driving or careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs: crimes recorded by the police and persons with a charge proved, 1996/07-2005/06 1

1996/97

1997/98

1998/99

1999/00

2000/01

2001/02

2002/03

2003/04

2004/05

2005/06

Crimes recorded by the police

Causing death by dangerous driving

32

40

47

25

39

27

45

37

21

25

Death by careless driving when under the infuence of drink or drugs

2

2

4

2

1

2

11

5

2

1

Persons with a charge proved by sentence type 2

Causing death by dangerous driving

Total

16

16

16

22

11

23

16

18

29

18

Custody

11

14

9

12

6

13

13

17

27

16

Community 3

4

-

3

8

3

8

3

-

2

2

Monetary

1

1

3

2

1

2

-

1

-

-

Other

-

1

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

Death by careless driving when under the infuence of drink or drugs

Total

1

6

1

2

2

2

-

3

5

3

Custody

1

5

1

1

2

2

-

3

5

3

Community 3

-

1

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

Monetary

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Other

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1 The statistics dealing with recorded crime and court proceedings are not directly comparable as a person may be proceeded against for more than one crime involving more than one victim and there is a possiblity that the crime recorded by the police will
2 Where these crimes were the main offence involved.
3 Probation and /or community service.