Dangerous Driving (2984_17)

Request

In the last 3 full years so 2014-2016

How many people have been killed on your roads within your force area where the person who was responsible for that death was between the legal driving age or younger and 25

How many people between the legal driving age or younger and 25 have been charged with any of the following offences

Please provide name of victim and age at time of death

Causing Death by Dangerous Driving
Causing Death by Careless Driving
Causing Death While Disqualified
Causing Serious Injury by Driving While Disqualified
Causing death through careless driving when unfit through drink
Causing death by careless driving when unfit through drugs
Causing death by careless driving with alcohol level above the limit
Causing death by careless driving then failing to supply a specimen for alcohol analysis
Causing death by careless, or inconsiderate, driving
Causing death by driving: unlicensed, disqualified or uninsured drivers
Manslaughter or culpable homicide while driving a vehicle
In charge of a vehicle while alcohol level above limit

Notes to keep within cost please do as many years as cost permits within the date range

The dead have no right to privacy

Clarification Received

I do not require the name of the victims as FOI’s can be put on public register and friends and family of the victim may not be upset without should they ever see it , even though the principal remains the same dead people have no right to privacy

So please supply just victims age there name is not required

Response

Please find enclosed our response.

Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing numbers of incidents/crimes can be misleading and does not necessarily indicate the likelihood of someone being a victim of crime. In addition, the number of incidents/crimes recorded in an area over a period of time can be influenced by a number of factors. Consequently statistics on incidents/crimes for one period may not necessarily be a good indicator of future incidents in that area.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

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