A reckless impatient driver caused the death of a child by overtaking and travelling at a speed through Tatakamotonga village in a vehicle that he knew had faulty brakes, The 28-year-old man was sentenced to two years six months imprisonment, which was fully suspended by the judge, who urged drivers to exercise more care and attention, “and most importantly restraint and patience,” with so many vehicles are on Tonga's roads.
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Results for reckless driver
Wednesday 18 September 2019
Tuesday 4 June 2019
A former police officer Vilisoni Finau (51) was sentenced to four years and three months imprisonment after being found guilty of reckless driving causing death of a male driver last year.
Wednesday 8 May 2019
A speeding drunk driver, Vilisoni Finau, was found guilty of reckless driving causing the death of another driver Tou’anga Ma’a Tonga Kamea in a collision on the roundabout intersection of Vaha‘akolo and Mateialona Roads in Nuku‘alofa, in June last year.
Tuesday 19 March 2019
A 23-year-old woman was allowed a fully suspended prison sentence of 21 months after being convicted of reckless driving causing grievous bodily harm to a woman in Havelu last year, when she drove while under the influence of alcohol.