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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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Two drivers seriously injured after three car crash near Brackley

Two drivers were taken to hospital with serious injuries after a three-car crash.

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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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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Taurid meteor shower to bring fireballs to UK skies this weekend

Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

Look up into the night sky this weekend, and you may just see a fireball streaking through the darkness.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash on the M40 yesterday

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a single vehicle collision on the M40 in Oxfordshire which resulted in a woman being seriously injured.

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Landlords of Gaydon pub seek compensation for roadworks woes

Landlords at a country pub say they have been “hitting brick walls” in trying to claim compensation due to a significant drop in takings during major roadworks on a nearby motorway.

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Bus services between Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon to change from next week

Several bus services in and around Banbury are to be changed following a review.

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Queues on the M1

Workman killed in collision on M1 yesterday

A workman has died after a collision on the M1 yesterday, police have confirmed.

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Cable repairs onthe railway line between London Marylebone and Birmingham .

Railway between Birmingham and London Marylebone reopens after repairs

The railway between Birmingham and London Marylebone which serves Leamington, Warwick and Banbury, reopened to passengers this morning after extensive repairs following a cable fire.

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Celebrate Banbury’s historic waterway at Sunday’s canal day

Dozens of narrowboats will make a fantastic sight at a celebration of Banbury’s 238-year-old canal on Sunday.

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Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Cost of living - fuel prices on the rise

Mixed news for motorists this week as the cost of fuel has remained largely the same this week, with unleaded petrol still at 111.3 pence per litre.

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Witness appeal after fatal crash

Witness appeal after fatal crash

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a fatal road traffic collision in Banbury.

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The cars most likely to be written off

Top 10 cars most likely to have been written off revealed

Car history site Mycarcheck.com has released data revealing the 10 cars most likely to have been written off.

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Friends pay tribute to ‘always smiling’ teen killed in car crash

A former Sharnbrook Upper School student who died in a car crash on Sunday has been described as ‘always smiling’.

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The OurBus Bartons bus service starts this week

Villagers’ community bus service hits the road

Villagers in the Middle Barton have rallied together to launch the first community bus service in the county.

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Airport travel

BA and easyJet passengers could pay £25 charge for flight delay complaints

It could cost airline passengers £25 for making a complaint, following the introduction of new aviation rules.

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British Transport Police issue warning after train ‘jumps in the air’

British Transport Police have issued a warning after a gang placed wooden planks across a railway line and watched a train smash into them.

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