Changes to the law

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-09-17
Session date: 
September 17, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3171
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In your submission to the Government's forthcoming review of charges and penalties, will you support a change in the law which sees all drivers who kill and seriously injure, as a result of careless driving, dealt with under the same charge?

Answer

Answer for Changes to the law

Answer for Changes to the law

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I want London's roads to be safer and ensure people who cause harm face tough penalties and are properly punished.  That is why I welcomed the Government's announcement in May 2014 to review all driving offences and penalties.