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Officer Speeding Restrictions (857A/22)


  1. Do you impose restrictions on how much a police driver trained to standard level can exceed the speed limit when making lawful use of exemptions ?
  2. If yes to question 1 please provide details of the limits imposed.
  3. Please provide the relevant policy and procedure documents that detail how a standard level driver may make lawful use of speed exemptions.


Please find our response below.

  1. There is no speed limit imposed on a standard driver when using exemptions. That is down to the circumstances and the officer to assess and justify.
  2. N/A
  3. The policy that we adhere to is the ‘police driving’ under roads policing in the College of Policing authorised professional practice (APP): Police driving | College of Policing


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