Death by Driving Committee

Remit and terms of reference

The Death by Driving Working Group Committee will support the Scottish Sentencing Council in its preparation of a sentencing guideline on death by driving offences.

The Committee will oversee all aspects of the development of the guideline until submission to the High Court and will give consideration thereafter to ongoing monitoring of the guideline. The Council will specify the expected lifetime of the committee. This may be reviewed and, if appropriate, amended by the Council during the committee’s lifetime. The Committee’s work will include, in particular:



The Committee will report regularly to the Council on the progress of guideline development, making recommendations and, where appropriate, referring significant or potentially controversial decisions to the Council.


Current members