Speed camera van catches reckless motorist doing 146mph on East…

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Speed camera van catches reckless motorist doing 146mph on East…

Speed camera van catches reckless motorist doing 146mph on East Yorkshire road
2022-11-07 05:00:00
The Beverley team at Safer Roads Humber has revealed some of its most shocking statistics that have led to the tragic deaths and serious injuries of 475 people in the Humber region last year. Experienced camera operator Chris shared his experience when policing a 30mph zone and was appalled when he clocked a driver doing a scary 84mph – 54mph over the speed limit. The pace was enough to diminish the chances of a pedestrian, cyclist or another driver surviving in the event of a collision. Ian Robertson, partnership manager with the Safer Roads Humber Partnership, said that on the motorway it was a similar story. He said: “In lockdown, I remember clocking a car travelling down an empty motorway at around 146mph – over double the limit.” Read more: Speed camera van myths debunked as we head out with the Safer Roads Humber team Last year, 2,278 road incidents occurred that resulted in an injury or death. 1,803 resulted in a slight injury, 434 were serious injuries and 41 people tragically died while travelling across the Humber region. The team claim that the large majority of these collisions, when investigated, were completely preventable. Speeding, distractions such as checking a phone, poor or careless decision-making, and distracted pedestrians were among the main causes for crashes. Each area of the region had its individu

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