Of careless driving, consequences, and compassion

  • Market Insight 15 May 2023 15 May 2023
  • UK & Europe

  • Casualty claims

Those of us who drive will be familiar with the concept of endorsements on our driving licences, often for minor infractions such as exceeding, though not by a lot, a 30mph speed limit.

All drivers – particularly younger, less experienced motorists – should take care on the road as causing serious injury is a serious matter, especially for the injured person and their relations. But, despite the best of intentions, mistakes do happen.

In an exclusive column for The Scotsman Partner, Ann Bonomy, considers whether compassion and understanding should play a greater role in sentencing for causing serious injury by careless driving.

Read the article here.


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