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Disqualification durations for death by dangerous driving convictions: FOI release

Published: 19 Aug 2020

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

Published:
19 Aug 2020
Disqualification durations for death by dangerous driving convictions: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000061401
Date received: 14 Jul 2020
Date responded: 27 Jul 2020
Information requested

The lengths of driving disqualifications imposed on individuals convicted in Scotland of causing death by dangerous driving – contrary to Section 1 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 for the periods 2017-18 and 2018-2019.

Response

The answer to your question is provided in the following table.
People convicted of causing death by dangerous driving1, by length of driving disqualification applied, 2017-18 to 2018-19 

Financial year Total convicted No disqualification  2 years and less Over 2 years to 4 years Over 4 years to 10 years Over 10 years Till Pass Test
2017-18 12 1 - 1 5 1 4
2018-19 9 - - - 7 - 2

1. Where main charge.
Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings database

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