Disqualification durations for death by dangerous driving convictions: FOI release

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

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.


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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