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    DescriptionThis volume examines general driving offences, concentrating on those which punish risk-taking whilst driving, with the primary goal of increasing road safety. The focus is particularly on careless driving, dangerous driving, drink-driving and speeding, with a comparative approach incorporated into the discussion. Drawing on legal and psychological research, the book explains the legal definition of offences, discussing the policy behind the offences and examines how the law is applied in practice. It concludes with consideration of how the law in this area might be reformed - informed by the preceding discussion. This title will be a valuable resource tool for students, academics and practitioners working in the area of road safety.


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    Title
    Driving Offences
    Subtitle
    Law, Policy and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sally Cunningham
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 640 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780754649052
    ISBN 10: 0754649059
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BISAC V2.8: LAW026000
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET190
    Ingram Theme: CULT/SCANDN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 490
    BIC subject category V2: LNFT
    BISAC V2.8: LAW016000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 345.73/0247, 345.730247
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 345.420247
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: KD2617 .C86 2008
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: LNF, LAM
    Publisher
    Ashgate Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Ashgate Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    15 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Aldershot
    Author Information
    Dr Sally Cunningham is a lecturer in the Department of Law, University of Leicester, UK. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. She has a particular interest in and has published widely on vehicular homicide.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; Dangerous driving and careless driving; Drink-driving and speeding; Homicide offences; A comparative study: traffic law in Sweden; The role of the criminal law in promoting road safety; The future of road traffic offences; References; Index.