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Poll: Should sentences be harsher for drivers who cause death by dangerous driving?

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Some 82% of motorists think sentences should be harsher for drivers who kill people on the roads, according to road safety charity Brake.

Latest government figures show only 62% of those convicted of killing someone through risky driving were jailed, and only 9% received sentences of five years or more in prison.

Bereaved relatives are backing a campaign calling on the Government to ensure motorists are not "let off" on lesser charges, which carry lower penalties.

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