Causing Death by Driving Offences: Literature Review

Rachel McPherson, Cyrus Tata

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This international review, commissioned by the Scottish Sentencing Council, reviews the international evidence and literature on sentencing in cases of causing death (and serious injury) by driving offences. The report informs the work of the Scottish Sentencing Council in developing guidelines and public engagement strategies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Commissioning bodyScottish Sentencing Council
Number of pages43
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-912442-06-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2018


  • sentencing
  • sentencing policy
  • penal law
  • penal policy
  • sentencing practice
  • driving offences
  • causing death
  • causing serious injury
  • criminal justice
  • remorse
  • apology
  • sentencing guidelines
  • mitigation
  • restorative justice
  • culpability
  • harm
  • criminal law
  • homicide


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