Road Traffic and Transportation Offences in UK Law

  • The Enforcement of Traffic Law in the Australian Capital Territory†
    • Núm. 13-3, Septiembre 1980
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    ...... CAPITAL TERRITORY* D B Nich~lst Traffic offences have become the dominant form of crime in ...The only form of mass transportation is the bus. The population tends to be younger, ...The road system is better and traffic engineering has ......
  • Road Check Police Road Block
    • Núm. 50-3, Agosto 1986
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ...... so he shall be guiltyof an offence-Road Traffic Act 1972, section 159. Police and Criminal ... be used for the carriage or transportation of persons or goods. The following appear to ... justice or with the investigation of offences or of a particular offence (c) death (d) ......
  • Social Implications of Driver Disqualification: Reality and Road Traffic Laws*
    • Núm. 8-2, Junio 1975
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    Abstract MOTOR vehicle accidents constitute one of the major health hazards in urban societies, and it has been widely argued that some drivers are worse accident risks than others due ...
    ...... burglary or as- sault) where offences are frequently reported to the police by members of the public, the ... The most basic need satisfied by driving is that of transportation, and the dis- qualified driver who wishes to avoid any ......
  • The automated speed enforcement system in Great Britain: between a technical revolution and administrative continuity
    • Núm. 73-4, Diciembre 2007
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences
    At the start of the 1990s, Great Britain implemented a national programme of speed checks that includes more than 5000 check locations. The coverage of the road network then allows increased survei...
    ......The coverage of the road network then allows increased surveillance of ... are convincing; a reduction in traffic speeds and an improvement in the ... offenders and number of speeding offences com- ... Practice’, NCHRP Synthesis, Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC: National ......
  • Law and road safety: Strategies for modifying the social environment, with particular reference to alcohol control policies*
    • Núm. 21-2, Junio 1988
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    ...... legal interventions may influence traffic offences, with particular emphasis on the ... (Prepared for the Department of Transportation - Automobile Insurance and Compensation ......
  • Problems Facing Drink-Driving Counter Measures*
    • Núm. 10-1, Marzo 1977
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    ......, and following the advice of the Road Trauma Committee of the Royal Australasian ...) has calculated that the ratio of traffic police to licensed drivers in Victoria is ..., and found that for drink-driving offences, the most common penalty was a combination of ... U.S. Department of Transportation Report No. HS-800 825, Washington, 1973. ......
  • Finding Solutions to Drink-Driving: The Lessons of Research*
    • Núm. 15-3, Septiembre 1982
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    ...... controls with respect to either traffic safety or life style indicators .. Further, ... to eliminating the drinking driver from the road lies in the introduction of more stringent ... for relatively serious motoring offences (for instance, culpable driving or Driving ... US Department of Transportation. Borkenstein, R F (1977). "New Approaches on ......
  • Legislative actions
    • Núm. 17-2, Junio 2015
    • International Journal of Police Science and Management
    Injuries and deaths resulting from driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) have become a major problem in Thailand. Specifically, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reported that Thailand’s r...
    ...... Legislative actions: The impact of the 2007 Road Traffic Act on driving under the inf luence of ... and imposing harsher sanctions for DUI offences to deter such behaviour. There are some benefits ... of Thailand Historically, traffic transportation first appeared in Thai- land in BE 2470 ( AD ......
  • Theorizing hit-and-run: A study of driver decision-making processes after a road traffic collision
    • Núm. 19-1, Febrero 2019
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    Explanations for driver decisions to hit-and-run have largely been based around a rational choice perspective that suggests drivers consider the expected costs of reporting a collision against the ...
    ...... et al., 2014), have previous convictions for motoring-related offences (MacLeod et al., 2012; Solnick and Hemenway, 1995) and not have a valid ... Transportation Research Part F 38: 22–28. Sacco V and Kennedy L (2008) The Criminal ......
  • Keeping up, and keeping on: Risk, acceleration and the law-abiding driving offender
    • Núm. 19-2, Abril 2019
    • Criminology & Criminal Justice
    Roads policing is the most likely generator of an adverse-outcome encounter between the general public and the police and is therefore one of the most likely situations in which individuals are con...
    ...... Savigar Keele University, UK Abstract Roads policing is the most likely generator of an ...This article reflects on how speeding offences (researched between 2002–2006) and mobile ...- tous in contemporary societies, road traffic law is a particularly apt focus for exploring ... effects of the acceleration in transportation and communication’ over recent centuries, ......
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