Repeat traffic offenders (NSW)

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Repeat traffic offenders (NSW)

Postby find_bruce » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:35 pm

The issue of repeat traffic offenders is to be considered by the NSW Sentencing Council. As I know this is a regular topic on this forum, I thought I would post it here. The terms of reference are:
The Sentencing Council is to review the sentencing of recidivist traffic offenders who may pose an ongoing risk to the community and make recommendations for reform to promote road safety. In conducting the review, the Council should:

  1. Provide sentencing statistics on such offenders and analyse them in terms of relevant offender characteristics;
  2. Consider the principles the courts should apply when sentencing such offenders;
  3. Have regard to the availability of, and relevant findings on, driver intervention programs and other initiatives in NSW and other comparable jurisdictions;
  4. Consult with road safety and other experts, and consider international best practice, on how best to deter recidivist traffic offenders from reoffending and encourage safe driving practices; and
  5. Have regard to any other matter the Council considers relevant.

At this stage they are taking preliminary submissions, due by Friday 8 June 2018. If you want to make a preliminary submission the process starts on this web-page

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Re: Repeat traffic offenders (NSW)

Postby Jmuzz » Thu Apr 26, 2018 11:13 pm

Pink L plates for life.

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