Adrenalin, youthfulness and a feeling of invincibility are usually traits used to describe those who are involved in illegal street racing. These youngsters typically like to soup up their cars and meet late a might on what many believe are quiet straightaways on city thoroughfares. But, as sometimes happens, these young drivers either get caught for speeding or even driving under the influence, or worse – crash and die.
Unfortunately, Denver just had a deadly street racing incident on Saturday, August 20. Apparently, two silver sedans crashed at the intersection of Interstate 76 and Federal Boulevard after running a red light. One person died at the scene and two others were rushed to the hospital, according to the Colorado State Patrol.1
Street racing is alive and well in America and it tends to occur during the weekends, when our youth are out of school and find themselves bored looking for thrills. The big difference between street racing today and street racing in the past is that today’s version is very brazen and often times is very well regulated. Street racing today often involves several roles:
When people decide to break the law and get involved with street racing it leads to other related problems that law enforcement and our communities must deal with. Here is a list of several of those related problems triggered by street racing, according to PopCenter.org:
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1“CSP: 1 killed in street racing crash” published in Fox 31 News, August 2016.