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Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers may face life sentences - following our Drive For Justice Campaign

Killer drivers who take lives through dangerous and careless driving may face life sentences for the first time under a dramatic toughening of sentencing powers.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

Suffolk Highways are well-prepared to keep the county’s roads clear of ice and snow over the coming winter months.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Killing someone with your car like “manslaughter or even murder”

“If you killed someone with anything other than a vehicle, you would be charged with manslaughter or even murder.”

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Road blocked on B1508 Cornard-Bures road following second collision in a week

The B1508/Bures Road has been blocked following a single-vehicle collision just prior to Little Cornard.

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Deer warning issued to motorists driving on rural roads

Beware deer on rural roads as the autumn rutting season is in full swing, warns landowners’ organisation CLA East.

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Woman suffers head injury after car overturns between Great Cornard and Bures

The B1508/Bures Road was blocked this morning after a car overturned between Great Cornard and Bures, with a woman in her 50s taken to hospital.

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Michael Renton, aged 60, died last week. ANL-161114-125253001

Tributes paid to lorry driver killed in East Bergholt crash

Tributes have been paid to a man who died in a single-vehicle collision in East Bergholt.

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Leisure offer the most likely for Sudbury site

The proposed redevelopment of the current bus station in Sudbury is likely to be based on a leisure offer rather than a large number of shops.

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Serious four vehicle crash blocks A1307 near Haverhill for second day running

The A1307 near Haverhill has been blocked by a serious collision for the second day running.

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Have your say on Suffolk’s pothole problem maintenance

Residents in Suffolk are being invited to give their views on a new plan that sets the standards that Suffolk Highways will meet for reactive maintenance.

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Serious crash shuts A1307 near Haverhill

The A1307 is closed in both directions near Haverhill following a serious two car collision.

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New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New services, new trains and a £2 billion rail improvement package launched today

New trains, new and faster services and a £2 billion package of improvements to transform rail travel has been promised as Greater Anglia starts a new nine-year franchise today.

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The pre-planning application consultation for Sudbury's proposed new bus station in Girling Street. ANL-161014-201443001

Mixed views at Sudbury bus station consultation but majority oppose Girling Street proposal

The majority of residents attending tonight’s consultation on Sudbury’s proposed new bus station in Girling Street car park have criticised the plans but there was some support for the redevelopment of the Hamilton Road Quarter.

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