This criminal offence covers homicides caused by the culpable driving of a motor vehicle. This offence is committed when a person drives a motor vehicle negligently, recklessly or while under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causes the death of another person.
These County Court of Victoria case summaries and statistics highlight sentencing outcomes for the offence of culpable driving.
'Imprisonment' above includes all sentences that have immediate custody as a component of the total sentence. This may include imprisonment combined with a community corrections order, a partially suspended sentence, or another custodial sentencing outcome.
This graph includes cases with a sentence of imprisonment or aggregate imprisonment only.