Speeding fines set to rise

3 February 2017

Speeding fines are set to rise after a review of the sentencing guidelines for magistrates courts.


For the most serious offences, a driver could be fined 150% of their weekly income. 

In 2015, 166,216 people were fined and 166,695 people were sentenced for speeding offences. 

The most serious speeding cases 

20mph speed limit; 41mph and above recorded speed of driver

30mph speed limit; 51mph and above recorded speed of driver 

40mph speed limit; 66mph and above recorded speed of driver 

50mph speed limit; 76-85 and above recorded speed of driver 

60mph speed limit; 91mph and above recorded speed of driver 

70mph speed limit; 101mph and above recorded speed of driver 

Source: Sentencing Council

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