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Moment notorious YouTuber bombs around country lane in flash car before he was jailed for dangerous driving

THIS is the shocking moment a notorious YouTuber bombs down a country lane in a flash motor before being jailed for dangerous driving.

Content creator Adeel Habib, 25, pleaded guilty to both dangerous driving and a relatively rare offence of encouraging dangerous driving.

YouTuber Adeel Habib, 25, was sentenced to 27 months and disqualified from driving


YouTuber Adeel Habib, 25, was sentenced to 27 months and disqualified from drivingCredit: West Yorkshire Police
The 25-year-old uploaded videos of his dangerous driving online


The 25-year-old uploaded videos of his dangerous driving onlineCredit: Youtube

The vlogger from Leeds, West Yorkshire, ran the ‘Certi Drivers’ channel which boasted more than 68,000 subscribers.

He regularly shared hair-raising clips of him roaring down roads and racing other drivers.

Police said the YouTuber even zoomed through red traffic lights while creating his harmful videos.

The online star was convicted of offences that were committed between December 2020 and October 2021.

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He was charged following an investigation by officers from the Leeds North-East Neighbourhood Policing Team.

Ironically, it was his boastful YouTube videos which helped cops secure a conviction.

In this clip, Habib is seen haphazardly careering down a country lane and weaving onto the other side of the road as his pals lapped it up.

He is then seen driving on a motorway and noticing another driver before saying: “He thinks I’m racing him the little c***.

“If I wanted to do him here I’d just go wham straight round like this.”

Habib came to the attention of cops amid measures to target dangerous driving and anti-social behaviour at illegal car meets in Leeds and West Yorkshire.

The gatherings were attracting large numbers of people from across the region to industrial estates, retail parks and the road network.

Operations involving road policing officers and other specialist resources were put in place to disrupt and deter the events.

Neighbourhood policing officers also poured over hours of online videos posted by Habib to build up an evidential picture of his own dangerous driving and its ability to encourage others to follow his bad example.

Clips showed him driving a range of high-performance cars dangerously on public roads, including at excessive speeds.

He carelessly weaved in and out of traffic, raced other drivers, and ignored red traffic lights.

While under investigation for the driving offences, Habib was sentenced to four years imprisonment for his part in a drugs supply conspiracy.


He subsequently pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and an offence of doing an act which was capable of encouraging or assisting dangerous driving, intending to encourage or assist in its commission.

He appeared at Leeds Crown Court by videolink on Tuesday where he was sentenced to 27 months and disqualified from driving.

Inspector Richard Horn, who heads the Leeds North-East Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Habib has been shown to be someone who regularly engaged in dangerous driving on public roads with all the potential risk of harm to other road users that accompanies such appalling behaviour.

“He was absolutely shameless about it and showed utter contempt for law-abiding road users and the law by regularly posting videos of his antics to impress his many followers.

“Those videos and the notoriety that surrounded his ‘brand’ clearly had the ability to influence others to flout road traffic laws and put other road users at risk, and he was rightly charged with an offence that specifically recognised that aspect of his behaviour.

“His own arrogance was his downfall in that those videos provided us with a rich seam of material to present to the court and have him answer for his actions.

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“We hope his conviction and the sentence he has received will provide some source of reassurance to the public who I am sure will have been horrified by his dangerous driving and glamourising of it.

“It should also send a very clear message to those who think they can take part in and promote criminal behaviour in this way without having to face the consequences.”

Habib would overtake other motorists, run red lights and race other drivers


Habib would overtake other motorists, run red lights and race other driversCredit: Youtube

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