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Highest Speed (6515/18)


Are you able to provide details for the following questions:

Within your constabulary, what is the highest speed (mph) recorded from 1st January 2017 up to and including May 2018.

Please break this down to include the make and model of the car caught speeding and also by any one detection method.

For example – a Toyota Yaris was caught speeding at 71mph in a 60mph zone in November 2017

Within your constabulary, in this time period, what is the most common car make and model caught speeding?


Please find attached our response.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.