Tom McLuckie (left) and Police Shadow Minister Jeremy Hanson.

MORE than 7000 individuals have signed a petition calling for an unbiased evaluate of judiciary sentencing and adjustments to street security legal guidelines throughout the ACT.

Within the nearly five-months since his son’s demise, Tom McLuckie has compiled and examined sentencing outcomes and campaigned by his social media web page “ACT Now for Safer Roads”, drawing the conclusion that present sentencing is insufficient to behave as an actual deterrent towards harmful driving behaviour.

His son, Matthew, 20, was killed in a head-on collision in Could when a stolen automotive that was travelling at excessive speeds down the mistaken facet of Hindmarsh Drive hit his automobile.

Tom’s ongoing evaluate of sentencing and street legal guidelines has prompted his name for a evaluate of judicial sentencing within the ACT.

At the moment (October 7), McLuckie met with Police Shadow Minister Jeremy Hanson, together with his petitions totalling greater than 7000 signatures, to name for an unbiased evaluate of the judiciary “and positively the sentencing”.

“At the moment I used to be honoured to obtain petitions from Tom McLuckie, signed by over 7000 individuals mixed, calling for a evaluate of sentencing and adjustments to legal guidelines to make roads safer within the ACT,” mentioned Hanson.

“Thanks Tom and Sarah to your advocacy to make our neighborhood safer. You’ve gotten made an actual distinction.”

The petitions might be tabled within the Legislative Meeting subsequent Tuesday (October 11).

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Ian Meikle, editor