Tuesday 20:26

This interview with Avril Child, the mother of a young girl who died because of a speeding driver highlights the devastating impact of speeding.

 

Tuesday 20:31

Since the accident, Avril has campaigned tirelessly to get the law on speeding drivers changed.

She has recently succeeded in getting a loophole closed which means the most dangerous drivers who are jailed for causing death on the roads can serve out their driving bans while they are in prison. In some cases this meant offenders who have killed people by dangerous or careless driving are able to drive again as soon as they are released. The change in the law means all such driving bans begin only after offenders have left prison.  News coverage

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