SIR - 'Teen was caught doing double speed limit' (T&A headline, November 21).

Not only was the culprit found guilty of dangerous driving, including running red lights, he also had never passed a driving test, so had no licence or insurance.

Once again, sadly, the judge, Recorder Andrew Smith, considered this only worthy of a suspended sentence. Is it any wonder that the number of these offences shows no sign of diminishing?

Please bring back judge Jonathan Durham Hall who decreed that anyone involved in a blue light chase would be jailed.

How right he was, and how sad that the current crop of judges are invariably unacceptably weak.

Bob Watson, Springfield Road, Baildon