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cyclist jailed for two years for hit-and-run killing of pedestrian

So a cyclist (Ermir Loka) has been found guilty of causing bodily harm by wanton/furious driving, resulting in a pedestrian death (Peter McCombie) and has been jailed for two years. Loka went through a red light when he struck McCombie.

Obviously I'm perfectly OK with Loka being punished here. But compare and contrast with all the suspected sentences given to speeding drivers who kill pedestrians going through red lights (e.g. here or here). Why does killing a pedestrian whilst on a bike attract a far higher penalty than killing a pedestrian whilst driving a car? 


I just know this will be all over the news, and that deeply misguided Mr Briggs will be rolled out for interviews.

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