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Speeding FPN’s (622A/23)

Request

  1. In each of the last two financial years (21/22) and (22/23) please state that as a result of committing a motoring offence (speeding and all other offences) in your authority how many (a) fixed penalty notices fines were accepted by motorists and (b) how many drivers accepted places on driving training education courses which were offered as an alternative to a Fixed Penalty Notice fine.
  2. During this two-year period what was the financial penalty for (a) a Fixed Penalty Notice and (b) the cost of enrolling on a driver training course.

NOTE: If you do not yet have the figures for 22/23 then please just provide the data in relation to 21/22.

Response

Please find attached our response.

Please see the following in respect of driver training courses: Speed Awareness Course – West Midlands Police Camera Enforcement Unit (wmsafetycameras.co.uk)

In addition, – fines are paid to HMCTS, please see: HM Courts & Tribunals Service – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

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.

Attachments

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