Charlotte’s Law passes
People found guilty of dangerous driving causing death will now face tougher penalties, after legislation passed state parliament overnight.
“Charlotte’s Law” is named after Charlotte Pemberton who was killed when a speeding, unlicensed bikie crashed into her car, killing the 19-year-old — the rider was only handed a four-year, three-month prison term.
The new laws lower the threshold for speeding to be considered aggravated… and expands aggravated dangerous driving criteria.
Charlotte’s dad Wayne told Mornings with Gareth Parker he hopes drivers take notice of the change.
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