||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 236 (Jan)
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Pill LJ, Penry-Davey J and Judge Mettyear
||Virginia Cornwall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
||Michael Mather-Lees (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||30 January 2001
Sentencing - Dangerous driving - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence wrong in principle - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.
A sentence of 20 months' imprisonment passed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving was neither manifestly excessive nor wrong in principle because the defendant had engaged in persistent racing at high speeds on public roads and through built-up areas.
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