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S5W-19312: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 10 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many people have been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving in each year since 2007-08, broken down by how many received a (a) (i) custodial, (ii) community, (iii) financial and (iv) other penalty and (b) (v) no, (vi) an under-two year, (vii) a three to four-year, (viii) a five to 10-year and (ix) an over 10-year disqualification.

 

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 25 October 2018

Number of persons convicted for Causing death by dangerous driving,
careless driving and careless driving when under influence of
drink/drugs, broken down by main penalty can be found here -
https://gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/Datasets
/DatasetsCrimProc/DDCD1617

Number of people convicted for Causing death by dangerous driving¹,
by result, 2007-08 to 2016-17.

  

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-
16

2016-
17

Causing death by dangerous driving

Custody

24

20

22

12

8

10

13

7

13

9

Mone-
tary

1

-

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

Comm-unity sentence

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

1

Total convictions

 

25

20

22

13

8

10

13

7

15

10

1 - where main crime

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings Database.

Number of driving disqualifications for Causing death by dangerous driving¹,
by length, 2007-08 to 2016-17.

Source: Scottish Government Criminal Proceedings Database.

 

 

2007-08


2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

 

2016-
17

 

No disqualification

1

1

5

2

1

-

-

-

-

1

Under 2 years

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2 years to under 3 years

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

3 years to under 4 years

-

1

-

-

-

-

-

-

1

-

 

4 years to under 5 years

-

1

1

-

-

1

1

-

-

2

5 years to under 10 years

8

2

5

2

2

3

4

3

8

2

10 years and over

4

2

3

1

-

4

3

2

2

2

Till Pass Test

12

12

8

8

5

2

5

2

3

3

Total

25

20

22

13

8

10

13

7

15

10