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This report examines current sentencing practices between 2006–07 and 2012–13 (the ‘reference period’) for four major driving offences (collectively, the ‘reference offences’) :
The report presents high-level sentencing outcomes at both the charge and the case level for each of the reference offences. Additionally, it examines sentencing outcomes for dangerous driving causing death and negligently causing serious injury for the periods before and after increases to the maximum penalties for those offences.