West Yorkshire has the highest number of speeding offences in the UK with 181,864, followed by Avon and Somerset (159,210) and Thames Valley (145,447), new figures show.
The highest speeds recorded by police in London included 163mph on a 70mph road and an astonishing 134mph on a 40mph road.
New data from the RAC reveals some of the worst incidents of speeding caught by police forces across the country.
Business drivers are among those flouting speed limits, with new data showing an increase in incidents despite a reduction in miles driven.
Greater Manchester Police said it has caught 6,200 drivers breaking the speed limit since Monday, March 23.
Fleet operators and business owners should not face prosecution for failing to respond to speeding tickets and other fixed penalty notices (FPNs) during the Coronavirus lockdown.
UK business drivers exceed the speed limits by an average of 19.4%, research undertaken by Airmax Remote reveals.
There were 2,386,780 speeding offences detected in England and Wales in 2018-19.
Speeding ticket offences have increased each year since 2011.
A disparity in the number of drivers detected for speeding offences suggests a postcode lottery, according to Home Office figures.
More than 1.7 million drivers exceed the speed limit on every car journey they make, according to new research from HPI.
Almost three-quarters of British drivers regularly break the speed limit, finds a new study by Fixter.
The camera, which can catch drivers from up to 1km away who speed, tailgate, use handheld mobile phones or do not wear seatbelts, is being trialled by Gloucestershire Police.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is encouraging police forces to target speeding drivers in a two-week campaign.
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) is playing down suggestions from its roads policing lead that drivers could be fined for breaking the speed limit by just 1mph.
Four out of five motorists say average speed cameras are more effective than traditional cameras that catch speeding drivers in one location, says the RAC.
Calls for drivers to be prosecuted for exceeding the speed limit by as little as 1mph have been criticised by motoring groups.
Two thirds of drivers (65%) don’t believe they will be prosecuted for offences such as tailgating and lane hogging due to a lack of police on UK roads.
West Yorkshire has been revealed as the UK region which issued the most speeding tickets during 2017, following research by car leasing specialist UK Carline.
More than 1.4 million drivers, including more than one million caught for speeding, were sent to offender retraining courses in 2017 by the police.
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