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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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Delays due to accident at Long Lawford near Rugby

An accident at Livingstone Avenue in Long Lawford near Rugby is causing delays in both directions on the A428.

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Fire crews rescue people trapped in car in Rugby

Fire crews rescue people trapped in car in Rugby

Fire crews were mobilised yesterday to rescue people that had become trapped in their car after a collision in Rugby.

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Traffic building on M6 southbound after to accident

Traffic is currently building on the M6 southbound due to an accident.

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‘Severe disruption’ expected for rush hour trains on London Midland

‘Severe disruption’ expected for rush hour trains on London Midland

Commuters have been warned to expect severe disruptions on trains between London and Northampton this evening.

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Warning for drivers as police escort three 51 metre blades south on the M1

Northamptonshire Police officers are escorting an abnormally large load on the M1 today (Tuesday).

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Trains between Birmingham and Northampton have been cancelled following an emergency incident.

Trains between Rugby and Northampton delayed or cancelled

Trains running between Rugby and Northampton have been delayed or cancelled.

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Trains delayed at Rugby

Trains delayed at Rugby

Trains travelling through Rugby have been delayed this morning.

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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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One lane blocked on M42

One lane has been blocked on the M42 because of an accident.

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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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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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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Update: police appeal after fatal collision on M45 near Rugby

Update: police appeal after fatal collision on M45 near Rugby

Warwickshire Police are investigating the fatal collision which happened on the M45 near Rugby yesterday and appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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Roadworks: progress at Tollbar Island and Junction 19 of M1 improvements set to be completed

Highways England says it has made “major progress” on multi-million pound road projects which affect motorists in Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

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M45 in Warwickshire closed following ‘serious’ collision

Police closed the M45 near Rugby this afternoon (Tuesday).

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More HS2 woes heading Warwickshire’s way

Warwickshire is set to endure more HS2 heartache after Transport Secretary Chris Grayling MP today gave the go ahead to the extension of HS2 from Birmingham to Leeds, known as Phase 2b.

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Trains delayed between Tamworth and Rugby

Trains delayed between Tamworth and Rugby

Trains running between Tamworth and Rugby have been delayed.

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Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

Largest supermoon in 70 years visible tonight

On Monday night there will be an incredible supermoon – when the full moon will be at its biggest and brightest for almost 70 years.

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Traffic building up between Rugby and Catthorpe

Traffic building up between Rugby and Catthorpe

Traffic is currently building up on the M1 Northbound after an earlier accident.

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