Ryan’s Law: Widen definition of ‘death by dangerous driving’ – Petitions – Parliament will debate this petition
UK Government and Parliament
Ryan’s Law: Widen definition of ‘death by dangerous driving’
The offence of causing ‘death by dangerous driving’ should be widened to include: failure to stop, call 999 and render aid on scene until further help arrives.
This petition is closed All petitions run for 6 months
Parliament will debate this petition on 15 November 2021.
You’ll be able to watch online on the UK Parliament YouTube channel.
This response was given on 24 March 2021
It is unacceptable for drivers to fail to stop and report an incident. However, the offence should not be used to punish an offender for a serious, but unproven, offence.