Police roads chief calls for drivers going 1MPH over limit to be prosecuted
We've all done it - accidentally crept over the speed limit while we drive along one of Derby's roads.
Now Britain’s road policing chief says people should be prosecuted if they are caught breaking the limits - even if just by one mile an hour.
Chief Constable Anthony Bangham has called for an end to the 10 per cent plus two miles buffer over the stated limit that most police forces allow, report Mirror Online .
The news follows recent reports that the region's smart motorway speed cameras are always on - even if the limit is 70mph and no limit is being displayed.
Chief Con Bangham, the... read more
- 20:11 It’s simple for Simon as Modeligo claims another Stratford success
- 20:10 Street light felled in crash
- 20:10 Woman cut free from crashed car
- 20:09 View from the Zoo: Wide-eyed arrivals settle in at Flamingo Land
- 20:08 John Bercow to face Andrea Leadsom after 'stupid woman' row
- 20:08 Boris Johnson lays wreath in Argentina for Falklands soldiers
- 20:08 Fire crews tackle flat blaze
- 19:57 Golfers in Hawaii don’t let volcano eruption get in the way of a round
- 19:55 Lord Mayor of Chester to lead anniversary event remembering...
- 19:51 Lincolnshire residents advised to order Bank Holiday prescriptions...
- 19:51 Pakistan and blunted Mohammad Abbas toil to draw with Leicestershire
- 19:51 Rafael Nadal fends off Alexander Zverev to secure Italian Open final
- 19:50 Lincolnshire residents advised to order Bank Holiday prescriptions...
- 19:48 Trump will ask justice department to look into campaign surveillance
- 19:46 David's delighted as Northants win at Nottinghamshire for first...
- 19:45 Jurgen Klopp talks Zinedine Zidane: What I am glad about ahead of...
- 19:41 Chrissy Teigen finally reveals baby boy's name after he arrives 'a...
- 19:36 Brackley Town lift FA Trophy after dramatic penalty shootout
- 19:32 Granit Xhaka hints Arsenal are set to sign Sokratis...
- 19:30 Murder inquiry over Barnsley town centre death
- 19:30 Blue lipstick on the red carpet: it’s audacious
- 19:30 From Zuckerberg’s apology to ‘Just Harried’ – should you wear a...
- 19:24 National Lottery winner who scooped £15.5m showcases impressive...
- 19:24 Huge explosion at sea as WW2 bomb detonates off shore at Bognor Regis
- 19:23 Jeremy Corbyn urged to clarify Labour's position on Brexit
- 19:23 Thomas Stansby in court for breaching restraining order by sending...
- 19:22 Aaron Ramsey’s agent issues shock update over Arsenal talks
- 19:13 Bundaberg mayor turns against high cost of cashless welfare trial
- 19:13 German second world war sea mine destroyed in West Sussex
- 19:02 Prince Harry’s emotional moment at the end of Diana’s favourite hymn