Increase sentences for those found guilty of texting whilst driving.
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The sentence available for people who cause death or serious injury whilst texting when driving is not sufficient to act as a deterrent to stop people from using their phones whilst driving. My husband was killed on 21st February 2016 and his colleague received life changing injuries when they were hit by a driver who was involved in a text conversation whilst driving at excessive speed in atrocious weather. Although the judge gave the driver the highest sentence he could it was only 7 years with him only having to serve 3 and a half years. I feel that this is insufficient and that my husband's life and his colleagues injuries are worth more than this. I feel that he should at least serve the whole 7 years. My life and my son's life has been changed forever. He will get his life back.
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