Michael Allen aged 22 from Dudley was sentenced at Wolverhampton Crown Court to nine and a half years imprisonment and disqualified from driving for 12 years.
The pair were arrested after a collision on Tipton Road, near to the junction with Setton Drive, on 8 April 2011.
A Honda Civic car collided with traffic lights and a wall at around 10.15pm. Two passengers in the Honda, Tim Morris, aged 22, and Daniel Eales 24, both from Gornal, died shortly after the incident.
An 18-year-old woman, also travelling in the vehicle, suffered minor injuries.