dangerous driving

dangerous driving

the offences of driving dangerously or causing death by dangerous driving. A person is driving dangerously if:
  1. (1) the way he drives falls far below what would be expected of a competent and careful driver; and
  2. (2) it would be obvious to a competent and careful driver that driving that way would be dangerous. ‘Dangerous’ refers to damage to person or property. Regard is to be had to circumstances of which the driver could be expected to be aware and also to those of which he can be shown to have been actually aware.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A lorry driver has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving after a motorway crash which killed eight people and seriously injured four.
THREE people have been charged with dangerous driving following the death of a pensioner.
All four were in the dock on Thursday charged with offences related to dangerous driving, The court was told the case concerned a suspected car race on Nelson Road, on Cramlington Industrial Estate, on October 28, which was allegedly watched by a "large number" of members of the public.
A MOTORIST accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a grandfather was injured in Moss Side has appeared in court.
The tragic four-year-old's death was mentioned in a Parliamentary debate as MPs talked about tougher sentencing for those convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.
The penalty for death by dangerous driving will be upped from the present 14-year maximum to deter those tempted to speed, race or use their mobile phones at the wheel.
Ryszard Masierak, 31, appeared in court on August 28 to face eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving, four of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and eight of causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed alcohol limit.
A ROAD safety campaigner is due to stand trial accused of causing a man serious injury by dangerous driving.
I am very pleased the Governments legislation to crack down on dangerous driving has today passed the Legislative Council.
A ROAD safety campaigner accused of causing a man serious injury by dangerous driving has appeared in court.
Ali, of Clarence Road, Sparkhill pleaded guilty to the death of his friend by dangerous driving and was sentenced to six years at Birmingham Crown Court.
TWO motorcyclists walked free from court yesterday after a jury cleared them of charges of dangerous driving.