Causing Death by Driving: Definitive guideline

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on causing death by driving. Applies to four offences of causing death by dangerous driving; causing death by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; causing death by careless driving; and causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers.

This pdf should be used for reference only. For in force, definitive guideline(s), go as appropriate to:

Sentencing guidelines for use in the magistrates’ courts

Sentencing guidelines for use in Crown Court

Causing Death by Driving: Definitive guideline – Archived PDF