UK police have revealed speeding motorists have been travelling at more than double the limit during lockdown. One driver was recorded at 134mph in a 40mph limit in London, while another was clocked at 115mph on a 40mph road in Greater Manchester. The police said it was the minority who ignored rules. Supt Julie Ellison,
According to Scottish Government figures, men are 11 times more likely to be caught driving without seatbelts and having vehicle defects compared to female drivers. The figures further found that there are eight times as many men penalised for using a mobile phone behind the wheel than women in Scotland. A total of 192 men
Motorists were caught driving at “extreme speeds” over the Easter weekend. One driver was caught driving at 151mph. Police also caught a driver travelling at 97mph in a 40 zone and four drivers going over 100mph on the A13. Detective Sergeant Andy Cox, Scotland Yard’s lead officer on roads policing, posted video footage of a
A woman has been charged with road traffic offences after a car was being driven at “significant speeds” in the Highlands. A video on social media appeared to show the woman driving between 130mph and 150mph on a 60mph road. The 20-year-old woman has also been reported in connection with Covid-19 offences. A 25-year-old man
A man who was caught speeding on a motorway journey from London to Nottingham to buy bread has been fined. The man was in his car with his two young children. He was caught driving at 110mph on the motorway. When questioned by police, he told them he had been to London to buy bread
Police have clocked a driver speeding at 132mph during lockdown. The car was recorded speeding on a stretch in North Yorkshire where the maximum speed limit is 70mph. The driver was stopped and reported for a speeding offence. Police say motorists are continuing to abuse quieter road conditions as a result of coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Derry and Strabane council area had the highest rate of offences in the past year of people being caught driving whilst on their phones. Derry and Strabane council area had the highest rate of offences in the last 12 months of people being caught driving whilst on their phones. New statistics released by the PSNI
Due to Coronavirus lockdown measures, speed awareness courses have been suspended, raising the risk of motorists accumulating penalty points instead. Speed awareness courses have been suspended for 12 weeks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Minor driving offences could result in stricter penalties as motorists will not have the option to choose a speed