Dangerous drivers who cause death while using their mobile phones or speeding will now face life in prison.
Drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs will
also face a life sentence. And there will be a new offence of causing
serious injury through careless driving, as part of renewed efforts to
improve road safety.
The new measures mean such drivers could face the same length of
sentence as those convicted of manslaughter, with maximum penalties
raised from 14 years to life.
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