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Lord Advocate's guidelines: Investigation of road traffic deaths

Lord Advocate's guidelines to police on the investigation by the police of road traffic deaths.

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The guidelines provide guidance to police regarding the investigation and reporting of road traffic deaths. It covers the investigation and reporting of road traffic deaths by the police, fatal collisions involving a police officer, vehicle seizure supporting bereaved families and investigation of road traffic deaths by the Procurator Fiscal.

Revised: 5 December 2017