A teenager hit speeds of 80mph while racing through several red lights in a joyride through Perth city centre.
Barry Dixon, 19, was clocked at nearly three times the speed limit when he raced through the 30mph zone in Perth on February 16.
He admitted jumping red traffic lights at various locations throughout the city centre and overtaking into the path of oncoming vehicles.
The charge stated that Dixon drove dangerously on Main Street, Bridgend, Perth, thereafter various roads in Perth, and Inveralmond Road, Perth.
Dixon is said to have first failed to obey red traffics lights at Gowrie Street at its junction with Queen’s Bridge.
He again sped through red lights at Queen’s Bridge at its junction with Tay Street, and then failed to obey a no right turn instruction there.
He then again failed to obey red traffic lights at Bute Drive at its junction with Dunkeld Road, and ignored further red lights at Inveramond roundabout.
Dixon, Wellbank House, Perth, also admitted failing to give way at junctions and driving on the opposing carriageway.
He pled guilty to a further charge of taking and driving away a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent at Ruthvenfield Road, Perth.
He also admitted that on Main Street, Bridgend, Perth, thereafter various roads in Perth and concluding at Inveralmond Road, Perth, he used a motor vehicle without insurance.
Sheriff Fiona Tait banned Dixon from driving on an interim basis and deferred sentence for the production of a criminal justice social work report until next month.