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NCJ Number: 159060 Find in a Library
Title: Motoring Offences England and Wales 1994
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 36
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
Lunar House, Room 1834B
40 Wellesley Road
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: The number of motoring offenses dealt with by official police action or penalty charge notice in England and Wales during 1994 totaled 8 million.
Abstract: The number of offenses dealt with by fixed penalty notices issued by the police, including traffic wardens, totaled 3.5 million. In addition, 1.7 million penalty charge notices were issued by local authority parking attendants in Greater London. The average fine in magistrate courts for motoring offenses was 123 pounds, an increase of 7 percent over 1993. Among findings of guilt in all courts for causing death or bodily harm, 73 percent resulted in custodial sentences. Sixty percent of disqualifications for driving after consuming alcohol or drugs were for more than 1 year. Automatic cameras provided evidence for 156,000 offenses dealt with in 1994; 74 percent of these were speeding offenses. 16 notes, 19 tables, and 2 figures
Main Term(s): Foreign crime statistics
Index Term(s): Auto related offenses; Crime in foreign countries; Driving Under the Influence (DUI); England; Foreign police; Magistrates; Traffic courts; Traffic law enforcement; Traffic offenses; Wales
Note: Home Office Statistical Bulletin, Issue 23/95
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