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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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Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.

Woman killed and two other seriously injured in head-on crash on A46 near Caistor

A woman has died following a head on collision on the A46 at Cabourne.

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Roadworks.

Delays ‘expected’ as A16 at Holton le Clay is to be resurfaced

The A16 at Holton le Clay is set to be resurfaced between next week (Monday December 5) and Friday December 16.

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Road accident news.

Woman injured in crash at Fulstow - road closed

A woman has been injured in a two car crash in Fulstow near Louth this afternoon, Wednesday November 30.

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Potholes - which road is the worst?

Extra £2.5 million awarded to fix Lincolnshire’s 46,800 potholes

An estimated 46,800 potholes are to be repaired across Lincolnshire, thanks to an extra 2.5 million worth of government funding.

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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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Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets on sale for return of Lincolnshire airshow

Tickets are now on sale for next year’s hugely anticipated Scampton Airshow.

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RAF Coningsby Typhoon fighter jets were mobilised to escort a passenger jet that lost contact with air traffic controllers in Scotland. 

Photo by: SAC Chris Ellis UK MOD Crown Copyright PPP-160527-170359001

RAF Coningsby jets help ‘unresponsive’ Mexican passenger aircraft

Fighter jets from RAF Coningsby were called into action to help a passenger plane in difficulties while flying from France to Iceland.

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Roadworks

Road closure: A46 Lincoln Bypass

The A46 will be closed northbound overnight between the Carholme Road and Riseholme Road roundabouts for resurfacing between 8pm and 5am from this Monday, October 24, to Friday November 4.

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Cycling

County MPs push for funding for spread of ‘Boris Bikes’ and a sustainable transport hub for Skegness

Lincolnshire MPs have sought a commitment from Government ministers to continued investment in the county’s cycle network, as well as pushing for a cycling Hub for Skegness and an expansion of the ‘Boris bike’ cycle hire scheme to North Kesteven and East Lindsey.

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Library picture: Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire air ambulance.

Cyclist airlfited to hospital after being involved in serious crash

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after a serious collision with a car while she was riding her bike.

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Road accident news.

Crash involving two cars and a caravan shuts A157 near Louth

A crash involving two cars and a caravan has shut the A157 at Bluestone Heath Road between Welton le Wold and Gayton le Wold this afternoon.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash. NNL-140929-110913001

Casualty cut free from two-car smash at Caistor

Firefighters had to cut one casualty free from the wreckage of the car they in at the time of a collision at Caistor last night (Saturday).

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Three injured in Louth crash

Three people have been injured after a car crash in Louth.

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CallConnect bus. EMN-160318-101301001

Celebrate Lincolnshire Day – travel for a pound!

People are being invited to celebrate Lincolnshire Day by travelling on the bus for a pound.

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