Picture of wrecked car released to warn motorists
Date: 28/4/2010A photograph of a car mangled in a crash has been released in a bid to deter young drivers from travelling at high speeds.
Judge Francis Sheridan wanted the public to see the picture of the wrecked vehicle in which two young people died.
Mr Sheridan said: "It is a salutary warning to youngsters who choose to drive like lunatics, a reminder of the consequences of dangerous driving."
Jason Hazell who was behind the wheel has been sentenced to seven-and-half-years behind bars after he crashed when he lost control clocking up speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.
He is also banned from driving for seven years and received a total of 14 penalty points for driving without insurance or a license.
Meanwhile, a new system to slow down traffic in areas where children get on or off school buses has worked following a trial in Scotland, which found that an interactive sign warning drivers kids are in the area reduced speeds by an average of 13 per cent
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