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32 drivers stopped in police speed crackdown
THIRTY-two drivers were stopped for speeding during a short police operation around Princes Risborough – with one now facing a court appearance.
Six got fined and received three points on their licences.
Officers were in Ellesborough Road between 7.30am and 9am on Tuesday and Thame Road, Longwick, from 1.30pm to 2.30pm after complaints from pedestrians, various organisations and residents about excessive speed.
A driver travelling at 51mph - the fastest speed recorded - was reported for court.
In total, 32 motorists were stopped.
Six drivers received Fixed Penalty Notices of £60 plus three points on their licences and 20 were sent on a speed awareness course.
Five drivers were given a fine of £60 for seat belt offences.
PC Andy Ralph, from the Princes Risborough neighbourhood policing team, said: “The neighbourhood policing team are committed to helping make the town and local village’s safer places to travel and have further speed enforcement operations planned in the future.”
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