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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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Crash on A134 caused long delays in and around Sudbury

A collision caused long delays on the A134 at Sudbury on Wednesday evening, December 7.

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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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Gunner Brendan Shaun Williams of the 7th Parachute Regiment Horse Artillery

Tributes paid to popular young soldier killed in crash

A man who died in a road collision on the A120 in Essex on Saturday morning has been identified by police as a young and popular solider.

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Plans for Sudbury's new bus station in Girling Street car park. ANL-160928-171750001

Sudbury town council says no to bus station proposal

An application to turn Girling Street car park in Sudbury into the town’s new bus station was recommended for refusal by councillors citing safety issues, traffic congestion and a lack of pick-up points.

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Train operator announces delay compensation extension, but campaigners say sort service out first

As passengers face a new round of fare rises, an East Anglia rail operator has pledged to extend its compensation scheme for late or cancelled services.

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Victim of Hitcham hit and run named by police

A man who died following a hit and run in Hitcham has been named by police.

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Girling Street Carpark Simon Barrett and David Holland at the car park where there are plans to build the new bus station.
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Bus station revolt within steering group ranks

The plans for Sudbury’s proposed new bus station in Girling Street took a hit this week when a steering group member criticised the plans and the ‘sham’ consultation.

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CCTV released of lorry wanted in connection with fatal hit and run collision in Suffolk

CCTV pictures of a vehicle that police would like to trace in connection with a fatal hit and run collision in Hitcham have been released.

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Road accident news.

Woman cut free from overturned car in Long Melford

A woman was freed from the wreckage of her car by firefighters following a crash in Long Melford last night, Tuesday November 29.

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Police accident

Man killed in hit and run collision in Suffolk village - road remains closed

A man has died in a hit and run collision in Hitcham this afternoon, Tuesday November 29.

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VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

VIDEO: Suffolk Highways team ready to tackle snow and ice this winter

Suffolk Highways are well-prepared to keep the county’s roads clear of ice and snow over the coming winter months.

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Transport Secretary Chris Grayling marks the start of construction work on the A14 with Highways England's Chief Executive Jim O'Sullivan, Highways England staff and graduates, and local partners.

Start of construction on £1.5bn A14 scheme gets thumbs up from across East Anglia

Support has been received from across East Anglia after it was announced today (28 November) that work on one of Britain’s biggest road upgrades is officially underway.

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Appeal after motorcyclist suffers head injury in Great Cornard crash

Suffolk Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Great Cornard which left a motorcyclist with a head injury.

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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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Plans for Sudbury's new bus station in Girling Street car park. ANL-160928-171750001

‘Fight over Sudbury bus station is far from over’ say campaigners

Campaigners opposing plans for Sudbury’s bus station to be moved to Girling Street car park have said the fight will go on after a full planning application is submitted.

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Police news.

Witnesses needed after alleged assault on A12 at Marks Tey

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident on the A12 at Marks Tey.

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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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