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PremierLeague-News.Com - Motorway police warned that a collision at that speed could have been devastating
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A taxi driver has been caught doing speeds of up to 89 miles per hour - with a passenger on board! Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) speed cameras were out in force on the Aston Expressway in Birmingham on Easter Monday, looking for motorists flouting the driving laws. Their cameras picked up a cabbie who was doing almost double the speed limit of 50mph with a fare in the back of the car. He was one of 45 drivers who were caught in just one hour, all of whom were travelling at speeds exceeding the 50mph limit. They warned that if the taxi driver had been involved in a crash, the outcome could have been 'devastating.' A spokesman shared a photograph of the speed camera and tweeted: "The view from the speed gun today on the A38M Aston Expressway, 45 drivers reported for exceeding the 50mph limit in just an hour, the highest was 89 ..
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. a taxi with a fare on board! "At 89mph a crossover collision impact speed would be close to 140, it would be devastating." This comes after more than 160 motorists were caught speeding on a main road in South Staffordshire during a blitz by cops - with one hitting more than doubling the speed limit.
Officers from Staffordshire Police's road policing unit revealed that 165 drivers were caught at a "speed worthy of prosecution" in just two hours on the A449 Saturday, April 3. A spokesman for the force said one driver in an Audi was tearing along at an "eye-watering" 84mph in a 40mph zone on the route on the carriageway in Coven Heath. The speed trap was set up after complaints were made from the local community.
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