What is the impact of youth on sentencing for dangerous driving offences?

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

The following excerpt is from R. v. Young, 2014 CanLII 70318 (NL PC):

It has been noted that “serious driving offences of this kind are often committed by young drivers. It is precisely because of the tendency of young drivers to commit these kinds of offences that youth must be given less weight in the context of offences of this kind than it is in other contexts” (see Leddin v. The Queen [2014] VSCA 155, at paragraph 18).

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