The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has revealed some shocking figures this week about the fastest speeds caught on camera on the UK’s roads. The IAM issued a freedom of information request to police forces across the country and of the 36 that responded almost all of them had recorded speeds of more than 110mph in 2014.
The details of the story were reported by the BBC:
“The two fastest drivers caught by speed cameras in England and Wales in 2014 were both recorded doing 146mph.
Both were caught on the M25 in Kent, near Westerham and at Swanley.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) said three other drivers were filmed doing 140mph or more in 2014.
One reached 145mph on the M6 Toll road, another hit 141mph on the A1 at Great Ponton, in Lincolnshire and a third was recorded doing 140mph on the A5, near Crick, in Northamptonshire.
Paul Witters, from motoring organisation the AA, said: "We need to find out what happened to these people, as a message to others.”
Unfortunately, while many other drivers did get caught and fined in 2014, these criminals are still at large.