A man was arrested by police after he was caught driving at 100mph under the influence of cannabis. Since lockdown measures were eased, Nottinghamshire Police have clocked 5,495 drivers caught speeding. Motorists have committed more speeding offences in the last few weeks compared to pre-lockdown. One 23-year-old man was arrested after driving at over 100mph.
The driver of a supercar was caught travelling at close to double the speed limit. Police spotted the red Lamborghini as it clocked a 120mph. According to Cheshire Special Constabulary, the vehicle’s driver has been reported. Following the incident, a spokesperson tweeted: “HU65 – S/SGT Radford & his regular colleague stopped a vehicle
The government is looking at new plans which could result in drivers facing automatic fines of £130 for minor motoring offences. The plans could give more power to local councils to help improve roads for cyclists and pedestrians. The money raised would be invested into the road network system to fund traffic-reducing measures. Motorists who
A driver was recorded doing 105mph on the A47 in Norfolk on the first day of a two-week crackdown on speeding. A two-week national speed campaign was launched on Monday, 25th May. However, on the same day, police caught a driver travelling at 105mph. Police tweeted that the driver had been issued a traffic offence
A motorist was recorded by police in the York area driving at 131mph. Motorists were also recorded travelling through 30mph residential areas at almost twice the speed limit. North Yorkshire Police warned motorists they were cracking down to prevent speeding and other motoring offences as roads become busier after some lockdown measures were eased. Speeds
A man has been jailed for eight months and banned from the road for three years for motoring offences including drink-driving. Scott Amos, of Jedburgh, appeared from custody at Edinburgh Sheriff Court to be sentenced for offences committed in February and April. Amos admitted driving a vehicle while over the legal alcohol limit and failing
A pensioner who was caught driving while disqualified on 41 occasions appeared in court on further motoring offences. Thomas Heron, 73, was disqualified from driving for life in March 2008. He caused a crash in September 2018 in Dundonald when driving to visit his partner in hospital. Heron admitted three charges after initially denying he
A man has been convicted after committing several motoring offences in Slough. Qasim Hussain, 21, was convicted after he was found guilty of the following offences: • One count of driving a motor vehicle which had been taken without the owner’s consent • On count of failing to stop when required by a constable, •
Last month, fines and costs equating to more than £44,000 were handed out at Bradford and Keighley Magistrates’ Court in a single session lasting less than three hours. Offenders had been fined a total of £32,357, with £7,735 in costs and £4,083 in mandatory victim surcharges. The offences were committed before the coronavirus lock down.
New data revealed by the RAC shows 44% of UK adults claim to have noticed more drivers speeding than before the lockdown. RAC statistics found roads with 30mph speed limits are most abused by motorists. 23% of those surveyed said they had seen drivers breaking the law. Roads with 20mph and 40mph speed limits are