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Drink and drug drivers who kill could face manslaughter charges

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has suggested a reform of sentencing rules for motoring offences that could see drink or drug drivers who cause death charged with manslaughter. The MoJ is also looking into concerns about people who continue driving when they have been advised by doctors to stop on medical grounds.

Criminal Driving Bill read in Parliament

Liberal Democrat MP Greg Mulholland presented the Criminal Driving (Justice for Victims) Bill 2015-16 to Parliament on Tuesday 12 January. 

How will the proposed increase in the Small Claims limit affect cyclists?

In this guest blog post, Oliver Jeffcott, a personal injury solicitor with Slater and Gordon Lawyers outlines the implications of an increase in the small claims limit for cyclists injured in road crashes. 

'Upset the idiots' t-shirts receive Marmite response and raise £1513

The 'Upset the Idiots' t-shirts designed by a CDF supporter to raise funds for the charity were met with responses more often reserved for Marmite. 

Upset the idiots t-shirt

Manifesto published to tackle construction vehicle danger to cyclists

The Construction Industry Cycling Commission (CICC) has published a 10-point manifesto for change to tackle the disproportionate amount of cyclist fatalities caused in collisions with construction vehicles. 

The manifesto has been developed following research commissioned by CICC. The research, which focused on fatal collisions in London, found that: 

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