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Driver caught doing 75mph on a 30mph road

PUBLISHED: 10:10 06 April 2019 | UPDATED: 10:10 06 April 2019

Officers from Suffolk Police spotted the driver in Brightwell they say was doing  75mph. Pictures: SU ANDERSON

Officers from Suffolk Police spotted the driver in Brightwell they say was doing 75mph. Pictures: SU ANDERSON

A motorist has been caught driving more than twice the speed limit on a country road in Suffolk.

Police said the vehicle was clocked driving at 75mph an hour on Friday, April 5 along Brightwell Road in the village of Brightwell, between Martlesham and Bucklesham.

The limit on the road is 30mph.

Suffolk Constabulary said the motorist had been caught in an anti-speeding operation.

Ipswich East Police tweeted: “Yesterday’s speed check in #Brightwell 30mph limit. Pc274 clocked this driver doing 75mph 2 & half times the limit.”

An officer from Ipswich East Police issued the driver with a Traffic Offence Report (TOR) and confirmed that the driver will make a court appearance.

Drivers issued with a TOR are subject to driver education courses, fixed penalties or court summons.


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