Why motorists face £100 fines for driving 1mph over the limit



Speeding motorists could soon face £100 fines if caught driving 1mph over the speed limit in a plan designed to reduce the number of fatal road accidents.
Police chiefs are calling for an end to the so-called “buffer zone” that allows drivers to travel just over the speed limit without receiving a penalty, The Daily Telegraph reports.
The zone is calculated by increasing the limit by 10% and adding 2mph, the newspaper says. A driver travelling at 34mph on a road with a 30mph limit, for example, would not be fined.
But in a paper addressed to the National Police Chiefs Council, chief... read more

 
20 August 2018 in Auto, Views: 312
Source: The Week
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