Ferrari driver excuses speeding by telling police: ‘This car goes fast’


Bragging about how fast your car is won't get you out of a speeding fine, but that didn't stop a Ferrari driver in Miami from playing that hand.
Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on

Opinion: Automatic speed limiters? Bring them on


New cars will, within three years, be fitted with automatic speed limiters. And that's a good thing, argues Will Dron.
Don’t like our 112mph speed cap? You didn’t like seatbelts, either, says Volvo

Volvo: Speed cap? Seatbelts weren't loved, either


One of Volvo's safety chiefs has compared the negative reactions to its 112mph speed limit with the response to mandatory seatbelts.

Bring on long-range speed cameras, say motorists


The majority of motorists are in favour of the police adopting long-range speed cameras, a new survey has found. 

Driver jailed after filming himself at 180mph


A motorist who filmed himself driving at up to 180mph has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.
German teenager banned from driving 49 minutes after passing test

Teen gets driving ban 49 mins after passing test


A German teenager has been banned from driving just 49 minutes after passing his test, after police caught him breaking the speed limit.
Autonomous cars could be allowed to break the speed limit

Autonomous cars could be allowed to speed


The Law Commission is investigating whether future laws should allow self-driving cars to break the speed limit under certain circumstances.
DfT statistics show nearly 50% of UK drivers break speed limit

Half of UK drivers break speed limit


46% of UK drivers broke the speed limit in 2017, the Department for Transport has revealed, with 10% of motorway users caught doing 90mph+.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fined for 99mph in Lamborghini

Arsenal's Aubameyang fined for 99mph in Lambo


The Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been fined £1,250, after being caught gunning it at 99mph in his Lamborghini supercar.
Essex driver racks up 144 points on his licence

Essex driver racks up 144 points on his licence


A driver from Essex has amassed 144 points on his driving licence, as a result of 24 separate speeding incidents.
105mph in a 40 limit: teenage biker caught by own helmet camera

105mph in a 40 limit: biker caught on own camera


A teenage motorcyclist has been found guilty of excessive speeding, after footage from his own helmet camera showed him doing 105mph along an...
Speeding drivers: higher fines for the worst offenders come into force

More than 1,000 drivers caught speeding daily


More than a thousand drivers are caught speeding on a daily basis, meaning a speeding violation takes place every 75 seconds

French police punish speeding supercar drivers.


French traffic police have issued fines and temporary bans to supercar drivers caught comfortably exceeding the national speed limit.