Thirteen speeders summonsed to court

Mobile Speed Van


Mobile Speed VanThirteen motorists have been summonsed to court after being captured driving or riding at extreme speeds by North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety camera.

They include six car drivers and seven motorcyclists who were caught at speeds ranging from 72mph in a 40mph zone to 132mph in a 70mph zone.

All thirteen have been summonsed to appear at Selby Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 16 August 2012

  • Honda CBR600 – 101mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 2 June 2012
  • Kawasaki ZX900 – 101 mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 10 June 2012
  • Suzuki GSF – 101mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 10 June 2012
  • Suzuki GSF – 105mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe
  • Yamaha – 106mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 10 June
  • Honda CBR – 87mph in 60 zone on A1237 Huntington, York 11 June 2012
  • Yamaha R6 – 132mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 2 June 2012
  • VW Golf – 108mph in 70 zone on A63 Newthorpe 10 June 2012
  • Vauxhall Astra – 72mph in 40 zone on A63 Hemingbrough 10 May 2012
  • Mercedes CLK – 96mph in 70 zone on A64 Tadcaster 10 June 2012
  • Porsche Cayenne – 97mph in 70 zone on A64 Tadcaster 18 June 2012
  • Toyota Avensis – 97 mph in 70 zone on A64 Tacaster 18 June 2012
  • Mercedes SLK – 97 mph in 70 zone on A64 Tadcaster 8 May 2012

The van is equipped with five cameras on the front, rear and roof. The technology can detect the speed of approaching and receding traffic from up to 1,000 metres away and captures 360 degree images of the location. The device produces high-quality images of vehicles and the riders or drivers.

The mobile safety camera pilot was introduced on 1 July 2011 in a bid to reduce fatal and serious road collisions. The pilot was extended following the initial six month pilot period in December 2011.

 



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