Britain’s speed cameras rake in £250m as record 7,600 drivers are caught PER DAY, new figures show
- Police issued 20 per cent more fixed penalty notices in 2021 than in 2020
- A record 813,000 people were given £100 fines last year, police figures show
- 1.2 million Brits avoided a fine and points by taking a speed awareness course
Drivers were left almost £250 million out of pocket last year after speed cameras snared a record number of motorists.
New police figures show 2.8 million fixed penalty notices were sent to drivers caught on camera, an average of more than 7,600 every day – or one every 11 seconds.
That’s up 20 per cent on the figure for 2020, when lockdown reduced traffic flow, and up 17 per cent on 2019 figures.
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