FIXED PENALTIES DOWN BUT COURT APPEARANCES UP
Date: Saturday, June 22 @ 07:44:38 UTC
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According to data received under a freedom of information request by insurer LV, the number of speeding motorists eventually ending up in court increased in 2012 by 10%. On the flip side, fixed penalty notices for speeding actually reduced by 6%.

During this period, almost half a million fixed penalty notices and 48,000 court summons were issued. 30 million in fines were consequently handed out for speeding.

Court summons are issued in cases of serious speeding offences. The Association of Chief Police Officers state that a motorway driver caught driving at 80mph would receive a fixed penalty notice but if the were caught at 96mph they would have to attend court.

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