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Criminal proceedings for death by driving offences: FOI release

Published: 13 May 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
13 May 2019
Criminal proceedings for death by driving offences: FOI release
FOI reference:       FOI/201900001143  
Date received:      10/04/2019
Date responded:  24/04/2019
 
Information requested:
You asked for information relating to criminal proceedings for death by driving offences.
 
Response:
Most of the information you have requested is available from the additional dataset published alongside our 'Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2017-18' bulletin. The workbook titled 'Causing death by dangerous driving, careless driving and careless driving when under influence of drink/drugs' can be viewed online at this link: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/Datasets/DatasetsCrimProc/DDCD1718.
Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. 
With regards to offences where the driver was unlicensed, uninsured or disqualified, there was one person prosecuted in 2015-16 under Section 3ZB Road Traffic Act 1988 who was found not guilty.
 
 
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Contact

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Central Enquiry Unit 
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000
 
The Scottish Government 
St Andrew's House 
Regent Road 
Edinburgh 
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